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How a "Heyligers Master Instrument" is made

WHY ARE HEYLIGERS INSTRUMENTS IN SUCH GREAT DEMAND WORLD-WIDE?
 
  

 

The beginning: choosing the models and the materials

 
 

 

Making the ribs and linings

 

Cutting the purfling

 
 

 

Shaping the arching

 

Carving the thicknesses

 
 
 

Cutting the f-holes and bass-bar

 

Closing the body with label and brands

 
 

 

Carving the scroll

 

Woodpreparation before varnishing

 
 
 

Varnishing

 

Set-up and sound testing

 
 

Ready for international concert career, protected by Musafia Cremona Italy luxury case

  
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