Andrew Carruthers

I am a violin maker living in Northern California. This site is a showcase for my work and a place to share the experience of practicing an eighteenth-century craft in the twenty-first century.

Portfolio

Browse examples of my instruments

The Santa Rosa Fire

I have received a lot of concerned inquiries about how I fared during the terrible fires in Santa Rosa.  I have been very fortunate: my immediate family myself, and my house and workshop have come through unscathed.  It happens that I am in Mexico at the...