Getting the most out of a pencil...
As to the violin, the scroll is finished and the neck is in. Almost done. It is taking on its own identity. Next, it'll be strung up in the white and given to a violinist for playing and feedback. Then to summon all my nerve to take on the harrowing task of varnishing.
Repair work from schools is piling up as holidays are over in a couple of weeks.
A trip to Hobart has renewed the desire to do more playing and more work in our island's capital. The home of the
and a bigger population certainly provides a lot more musical and professional opportunities than the smaller town in which we live.
Next week it's off to tutor Double Bass at the