Viola “Carice” finished

After 6 months of work my first viola is now finished and my client has decided to call her “Carice” after Elgar’s daughter.

It is copy of a 15.4″ Guadagnini and weighs in at just 512g (without the chinrest) 575g with a Kreddle chinrest compared with 565g for the original. 

Sounds rich and responsive (when I play it like a cello!).

See the build history here.

Finished viola body
Finished viola back
Finished viola front




Finished viola peg box
Finished viola side
Finished viola side

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