Adventures in Electro-Lutherie
2010.12.11 - 01:51.
My prototype WARHORSE violin, dubbed unit 00, has been assembled and strung, and the results are excellent - it’s amazingly sturdy, and the weight is in line with that of my customized Tubular Electric Violins (with the balance point right under the pulleys, surprisingly close to your body). Indeed, you could fight off a pack of wild boars with this instrument and then play a jaunty victory tune on it! I will be working with it over the next week to verify that it I am satisfied with every aspect of its construction and to further polish a few minor design elements. After that, production will begin on units 01 through 06, concurrent with the completion of my remaining Tubular Electric Violin orders.