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As you know, we have a new design and lots of new content. Our "old" pages pages are still available here. We would love to receive any comments you might have in our guestbook!
- We would like to familiarize you with violin building on these pages. This pertains to the new construction and restoration of string instruments and their bows
- First of all, a small definition of the term violin building: Whereas German violin builders called themselves violin, lute and viola builders in the past, the term Geigenbau, or violin building, has since established itself in German-speaking regions. The expression violin building is also used when applied to cello and viola building as these instruments also belong to the violin family
- By clicking on the following images, you will be directed to the corresponding information about new violin construction and repair
If you wish to have any further information, contact us using the mail form function.
Among other things on our website... You will find:
- Our moderated forum , the place where you will receive qualified answers to any questions you have about violin building, usually on the very same day
- In the newgallery you can view interesting, annotated photos covering a violin builders daily routine
- Workshop shows you our violin workshop, describes my professional background and our philosophy, as well as how we define our work as a company With the submenu you will find a wide variety of detailed and descriptive photographs
- Elaborate violin repair, the fitting a bridge, the cleaning of varnish and peg care
- The work steps and projects involved in new violin construction,
- The illustrated description of a bow rehairing as well as
- The repair of a head plate
- The making of a violin with many interessting photos, our
- FAQ area, which is continually expanded, as well as
- Classified ad sectionhas been considerably improved, ads are first checked by our editorial staff und your email address remains protected from spam
- Instruments is a presentation of the preferred instruments we build. In addition you will find here an initial listing of where our violins, violas and cellos have been played. New and under construction is a
- Dictionaryof violin building technical terminology