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This is the fourteenth fiddle I have built, and the sixth from black walnut. The back, sides, neck, fingerboard, tailpiece,end rest and chin rest are made from black walnut, the soundboard is Engelmann spruce from Colorado, the nut is rosewood and the bridge is hard maple. The tuning pegs and endpin are made from ebony and were bought pre-made. The violin is a standard 4/4 size. It is finished with Tru Oil.