Weejie’s five thousand, four hundred and sixty-five comments

  • Quite a character is Chuck. more…

  • Re: Fiddle advice….

    "In other words, what if you just forget about what you think about the opposing methodologies, and simply and trust the ‘proof of the pudding’ results?" more…

  • Re: Fiddle advice….

    "As a materials scientist, I was going to set the record straight about what goes on with wetting and drying and heating hair. more…

  • Re: Fiddle advice….

    I knew someone - I regard him as a friend - who haired his bows dry throughout the process (apart from that he haired from the frog to the tip - perfectly acceptable, but not to my own taste). He didn't apply heat either. Annoyingly, he achieved great re... more…

  • Re: Fiddle advice….

    "and old school master bowmaker" should read "an old-school master bowmaker" - and "haidressers" hasn't enough arse. more…

  • Re: Fiddle advice….

    "The only book I have on the subject is Violin Bow Rehair and Repair by H S Wake. " more…

  • Re: Fiddle advice….

    "If you heat hair it tries to contract - If you hold it straight it contracts evenly and you get a nice straight bow hair, in the case of curling tongs it can only contract on one side so it curls. " more…

  • Re: Fiddle advice….

    "Setting and relaxing hair is something so basic I though most people would understand without further elaboration. " more…

  • Re: Fiddle advice….

    I used to keep regular correspondence with the late Arthur Bultitude. more…

  • "I think it was written by Donald MacLean. Or I could be misinforming you!" more…