Leaping Luthier – Strings Magazine Story

Leaping Luthier – Strings Magazine Story

I met Greg Olwell, a senior editor at Strings Magazine,  at the 2014 Violin Society of America convention Indianapolis. He had an idea for a new magazine spot called “Tales of the trade” which would put  “a spotlight the trade and the people involved...
Tononi Model Cello

Tononi Model Cello

My copy of a poplar Tononi that was in the shop for restoration. I liked the bold edge work and lashings of delicious red Venetian varnish on this cello.  The model is slightly more compact than the Ruggieri that I usually make.   In common with my other poplar...