Info on violin building

This is not really a harpsichord topic, But:
My son, a violinist since youth and a consummate prosthetic artist ( is pursuing to build violins. Who knows of a reputable organization —like The Jackrail for harpsichorders— to recommend to him for interaction and learning?2023-12-10T08:00:00Z

That would be Maestronet. Has been around forever and many experienced and learned makers are there.

There’s a very basic guide to making here:

And of course there are hundreds of books on the topic.

There is Strobel, for example:

And of course you have to have Heron-Allen, even though an older book, it’s a classic text.

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Andrew, as usual, very thorough. I am very grateful. W