A violin is on the bench

Found some lovely smaller timber in one of my racks and I thought I would put it to use for something other than ukuleles and mandolins.  Since I already use hot hide glue and lots of handtools this is coming together nicely.  I loosely patterned it after a Jacob Stainer. You are never too old to learn new tricks!  I highly recommend the book by Roy Courtnall and Chris Johnson.