VIDEO: Some strings attached
Instrument makers and their use of natural resources
Alexa C. Kurzius • February 19, 2014
Violin making hasn’t changed in hundreds of years, but access to the natural materials required for the antique craft certainly has. This video explores the recent international regulation of timber species such as ebony as it relates to string makers, like Nathan Slobodkin, an instrument maker from Bangor, Maine.
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