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Cases That Fit a Bon Musica Shoulder Rest
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Cases That Fit a Bon Musica Shoulder Rest

One of the most beloved shoulder rests on the market is the unmistakable Bon Musica. It's curvy! It's comfy! It bends to fit even the boniest of shoulders! Unfortunately, it's also ENORMOUS! But never fear, the Fiddlershop test dummy team has some suggestions.
Make your Viola a Chin-Cello
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Make your Viola a Chin-Cello

We are happy to announce that any viola purchased from our shop can be converted into a chin-cello. And if you already own a viola, we'll show you how you can convert it into a chin cello.
How to Buy a Violin (Beginner's Guide)
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How to Buy a Violin (Beginner's Guide)

We have put together a list of some great things to consider when buying your first beginner violin. Some of the tips might be very obvious; like shopping from a place that offers free shipping and hassle-free returns. But some things go beyond the standard online-common-sense buying tips. Read our guide for for a full breakdown.
What Is A Setup And Why Is It So Important?
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What Is A Setup And Why Is It So Important?

Setup is the final step in the process of making string instruments. Our professional luthiers handcraft setups for every instrument leaving the workshop at Fiddlershop. A few key factors we adjust to perfection are: carving the bridge to match the instrument, string height and spacing at the nut and bridge, fingerboard shaping - all of this and more for easier playing, optimal sound, and your best performance!
How To Buy Your First Cello
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How To Buy Your First Cello

When it comes to buying string instruments, it is certainly a jungle out there. What should you be aware of when buying your first cello? Fiddlerman answers a few of our questions.
The Ultimate Sizing Guide for String Instruments
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The Ultimate Sizing Guide for String Instruments

This sizing guide is intended to give you a good idea of what instrument size you or your student should look for. Please consider that this guide is based on our best estimates, and we always recommend that you consult with us or your teacher before purchasing or renting.

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