Rosin Considerations. If you missed Part 1 or 2 in this series see How To Choose Rosin Series - Part 1 - How Rosin Works and How To Choose Rosin Series - Part 2 - Color. Another consideration when choosing rosin is the climate you live in. This can affect the way the [...]
Color indicates type of rosin. So now that we know how the bow makes sound on the string, and how rosin works (see How To Choose Rosin Series - Part 1 - How Rosin Works). What is the difference between all the different types of rosin on the market, and how do [...]
Diagram of "The Hemholtz Motion" How Rosin Works A lot of people have misconceptions when it comes to how the bow creates sound on a stringed instrument. Many people have the impression that the bow hair has scales on it that grab the string to make it vibrate, which is [...]
K.C. Strings Community Newsletter July 2017 - And a special word from K.C. Strings Master Luthier and co-founder!
K.C. Metro 2017 Summer Music Camps Summertime is here! Not only is it great for rest and play, but it also is a wonderful opportunity for student musicians to take advantage of a music camp where they will be challenged and continue to hone their skill sets. Don't know what music camps are taking place [...]
K.C. Strings May Community Newsletter: New story about the Krutz family, upcoming events, cool videos, and more!
Why String Instruments Are Sensitive To Weather It is inevitable. Your wooden instrument has gone through a lot of change this winter. Wood is a hygroscopic material, meaning that it absorbs water from the air. This water is stored in the wood pores and is called free water because it can be [...]
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