~ Looking at electric violins I can't afford ~
Me: I like that one, but it would have a great Devil-went-down-to-Georgia vibe if it were gold-coloured
~ Further down the electric luthier rabbit-hole than I like to admit ~
HALP SOMEONE TALK ME OUT OF BUILDING MY OWN ELECTRIC FIDDLE-MADE-OF-GOLD*
* Fiddle may be only gold-coloured and not contain any actual gold
It has been a (lowers sunglasses) hell of a year
Blog post coming soon
Btw, carefully note the year of the date on the first post of this thread
Still needs some adjustments, but it is technically playable haha
Once I've made a few adjustments, then I have some gold leaf that I'm going to use to gild the edges, because that was kind of the whole point of this project :P
As promised, a blog post on the making of the Stradivarielzebub
There we go, final touches applied—the tail and horns now have a bit of gold leaf on them
It is now literally a "shiny fiddle made of gold"
@bgcarlisle on your own on this one, pal, I'll talk you out of no such thing
@djsundog Oh no
@bgcarlisle oh yes. devil's in the house of some rosin fun.
@djsundog I should put little devil horns on it
@bgcarlisle sounds like a post doc project!
@bgcarlisle the fucking madman did it
@bgcarlisle This is honestly so cool and impressive and I'm proud of you.
@emsenn Aww thanks! :D
@bgcarlisle Amazing work!
Like you say, definitely could be gold-colored. Even just a gold hint. :P
@mdm I have gold leaf that I'm going to use to gild the edges now that I know it works haha
@bgcarlisle Also: Prince would've loved this.
@mdm I like to think so!
@bgcarlisle this looks awesome! :D
@robey Thanks so much! :)
This is the greatest thing i've seen on mastodon.
@ksteimel High praise! Thank you!! :)
@bgcarlisle i should hope so, you've got a fiddle with a backstory longer than i've been on Fedi
@bgcarlisle I'm sooo impressed
@bgcarlisle whaaaaaaaaaaaaaat i love this so much!!!1!!
@balrogboogie Thank you!!
@bgcarlisle Time to play The Devil Went Down to Georgia!
@raspberry_boy Please forgive the tuning
Also, there are some bits that need to be fixed to make it more playable
But HERE WE GO
@bgcarlisle Hey, out-of-tune or not, that was still pretty good!
@raspberry_boy Too kind!!
@bgcarlisle Wow! You made that! And you can play it! I mean… wow! ✨
@Yulran Haha yay!! I'm glad that you like it :)
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