hi have a couple of questions about chin rests. i know that they come in a variety of material, plastic and wood. rosewood, boxwood, ebony and plastic. but which of these is the best ergonomically and hygiencially. i'd think that plastic, which is the cheapest, is the least likely of the surfaces to harbour any bacteria...so why is the wood (ebony, rosewood, boxwood) held in higher esteem?
now, another question regarding chin rest model type...i read somewhere on the net a while ago that the Teka model is the best suited for people with narrow/pointed/triangular chins and its position over the tailpiece is more ergonomically suited...in addition to it being higher than the other models thus also scoring better points for those with longer necks.are there any other models that approxmate, or better, the Teka chin rest model at catering for people with such chins,long necks and preferred playing position (over the tail piece?)
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