What wood is a violin made of?

Answer Violins are made from different varieties of wood. The most common are maple and spruce, with spruce used for the top, lining and blocks of the violin, and maple for the back, neck, scroll and ribs... Read More »

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What wood is used to make violin bows?

Pernambuco was the industry standard for all wood bows because of the high quality for sound and strength. Its use is in question as the number of Pernambuco trees is dwindling from deforestation.... Read More »

What is a violin made out of?

A violin consists of a number of different parts. The body of the violin is made from wood, usually a strong softwood such as spruce. The neck, bridge and other parts of the violin are also made of... Read More »

Are violin strings really made out of catgut?

Violin strings are made from different materials, including real animal gut wrapped in metal. Gut from cats would be too short and weak for such use. Sheep gut is used instead but goes by the name ... Read More »

Who made Wood-Aire wood burning stoves?

The Wood-Aire brand is owned by the Wood-Aire Fireplace Manufacturing Co., Inc. The company is headquartered in Commerce, Oklahoma. Wood-Aire sells forced-air and wood-burning fireplaces for use in... Read More »