Category Archives: My Workshop
“It is at the workbench where all the beautiful violins are made”
This is another successful restoration by Ilja Grawert Master Violin Maker I hope that the beautiful leather case will be restored in the future. The bow was not worth restoring.
This afternoon, I was sitting in my shop drinking coffee and not doing any work, looking around thinking what a beautiful shop this is. I spend the last 9 Years nearly every day here creating violins with fantastic sound, doing … Continue reading
Here is a Photo of the last two Studio Violins I finished. I antiqued the varnish so they do not only sound beautiful but look it as well. The Ilja Grawert Studio Violins are a special line of instrument handmade … Continue reading
I cut this beautiful Violin bridge recently and was inspired to take a few photos. This one was the best. If you want to read more about bridge cutting follow this link
I was just sorting through some of my work Photos and discovered photos I took restoring an old German Violin
Beautiful hand made Violins waiting in my workshop to get varnished. I will use varnish made from old Italian recipes. In the background of the first photo you already see three violins in different stages of the varnish process.