More Stradivarius Smack downs.

More violin posts. There isn’t one technique that separates the great violin makers. But Professor Francis Schwarze received some good press with his. He uses special fungus to manipulate wood. His techniques help the wood resemble growth that occurred during the a colder period in 16th and 17th centuries.

http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1934027_1934003_1933969,00.html

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