Recommended parts and tools Attach the top Fit the neck
Apply the varnish Final fittings Stringing and tuning
Welcome to the world of fiddle building! The fiddle kit you're about to build has a quality spruce top with curly maple sides and back. This kit is designed for the beginner and intermediate builder, with enough of the difficult work already done to give you a great head start. The fine handwork is left to you, with the help of these instructions.
You'll need a flat work surface, approximately 2' x 4' or big enough for your fiddle.
Please read these instructions before starting on your fiddle, so you'll understand the process and how the parts fit: