For the construction of a violin meets the objectives of the violin maker and the expectation of the musician, one must begin with a careful selection of material The parameters for selection of the wood should not be focused on beauty, appearance burst, many supplier use discretion as to how to qualify and classify their products, see the example below:
Well flamed (1st quality)
Flamed (2nd quality)
Plain (3rd quality)
This demonstrates that aesthetics is a predominant factor in the market of choice , but there are properties that are important and should be prioritized above all other things as the relationship between the anatomy and mechanical properties with the acoustic properties, Among the woods traditionally used The maple and spruce , the features that will help spread the sound of a more comprehensive and efficient, in general, are : Low porosity, moisture level always below 12%, this requires more than 25 years of drying, compared balance
between rigiditie sand density, annual growth rings with a distribution indicating a uniform growth of the tree , high frequency . Thesecriteria must be associated with a detailed matching method that works together the factors relevant to determining the final sound , they are : the internal distribution of the thicknesses of both tone and pitch and background , the congruence of the curves in arch shape, finishing and wood treatment, the bonding and final adjustments, varnishing.