Well done! You have found the violin!

The violin is a member of the string family.

The body of the violin is made of hollow wood which is glued together. The violin has a long neck and four tuning pegs for each of its strings  (G, D, A and E). 

The violin can be plucked or bowed with a horse hair bow. The violin is most often rested on the players shoulder with the help of a chin rest.

The front of the violin has two f holes to help resonate sound and the 4 strings are rested on a carved piece of wood called the bridge.

Inside the violin is a vertical post called the sound post which is important to strengthen the violin and make quality sound. 

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