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The Sound Post – Soul of the Violin

  A sound post is a small piece of dowel made of well-aged European Spruce. Despite its rather insignificant appearance, a sound post is the soul of a bowed stringed instrument like the violin. Its exact location is critical to … Continue reading

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The five main characteristics of a good violin

  All bowed stringed instruments ideally should have all of the following five characteristics…   In my opinion the sound quality of good violins should be the same in old and new violins. A well made violin should have five … Continue reading

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Beautiful Violin

Have a look at this beautiful Violin. The ¨Studio Violin¨ is a line of violins, custom build, sound improved and varnished here in my Brisbane/Woolloongabba Workshop. Its performance and beauty will exceed your expectation. Please call me  today   on PH … Continue reading

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Restoration: Before & After

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.

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