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New Violins

2017-04-04T13:54:24+00:00 January 18th, 2012|

Here are some pics of several new violins delivered this year . All of Sitka Spruce and one piece Big Leaf Maple back and sides. This combination is giving consistently great results with a sweet and full tone. The first was for Judith Bichai from Montreal. The requested "Daisy" peghead was an interesting twist on [...]

7-String Mezzo Violin For Jimmy be Free

2017-04-04T13:54:26+00:00 August 18th, 2010|

This instrument has been one of the most interesting projects I have had in recent years. Finally complete, It has been two years since Jimmy first contacted me. Thru conversations and emails I feel like we have been partners in the creation of this unique and very special instrument. "Peacemaker" has lots of interesting features. [...]

6-String Violin For Betty Widerski

2015-08-19T14:17:01+00:00 July 29th, 2009|

This newest 6 string , built on Carleen Hutchings drawing for the mezzo violin, was built for? Betty Widerski? , a Boston area musician. Using domestic woods, the Sitka Spruce top and Eastern Maple back and sides helps with the instruments grit and clarity. I feel it is the most? successful? of these so far [...]

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