chin rest

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a rest on which a violinist can place the chin

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To reduce the incidence of the 'fiddler's neck', a custommade chin rest is recommended for the violin or viola player.
The chin rest can be altered--simply change the shape of the gusset under it.
The top was a tight-grained spruce, and the fingerboard and chin rest were made from beautiful, black ebony.
The height of the machine is adjusted until the chin rest is at the correct height for the patient to reach without slumping down or tilting their chin upward.
In this facility, listeners sat in a specially designed chair equipped with chin rest and response apparatus and situated at the center of a geodesic sphere of diameter 4.
The RK-F2, which incorporates a motorized chin rest, has a minimum pupil size of 2.
I also use alpine spruce for the top of the instrument, ebony for the fingerboard and balsa wood for the chin rest and pegs.
For example the cello sits firmly on the floor with no spike and the violins have no chin rest.
The ergonomic, streamlined design of the CF-1 achieves improved operation by motorizing procedures usually performed by hand, such as changing filters and adjusting the chin rest.
visual field testing instrument with chin rest and printer or Approved Equal.
It's in good condition with only a minor twist to the scroll, some minor splitting under the chin rest and warping of the finger board.
A pair of headsets cover his ears and his chin rest in his hands as he stares intently ahead.
Players load the arms with whipped cream - not included -Then each player places their chin on one of the chin rests and at the count of 3, rapidly mashes the button nearest to them, which activates the hand on the throwing arm.