Cons: lacks fluting, sloppy chamfer, drooping eyes/ears, it’s a croissant.
Once, I was really hungry at my CNC job, and I kind of hallucinated that I was taking cookies out of the oven and placing them on a cooling rack. Except the cookies were gears, and the oven was an ID grinder. But the cooling rack actually was a cooling rack.
Claudia Fritz is one of the designers of the Paris experiment, the double-blind test of preference of old Italian violins and newly made violins. Its results made a few people angry, with implications such as newly made instruments sound just as good as Strads, and professional violinists can’t tell the difference by playing in a room or concert hall.
Some more official back story:
Personally, I’m very happy this experiment happened. Then again, I’m with the luthiers:
Either way the results went, people were gonna get angry.