LED’s for violin makers – four applications

LED’s for violin makers – four applications

I recently set up a new workshop and in selecting the lighting I decided to try the new LED shop lights that my local hardware store was offering.  I initially bought them thinking only about long term running and maintenance costs but found that  they also offered...
New small cello on a skeleton mold

New small cello on a skeleton mold

Here comes the latest Guadagnini model, cello!  With a body length of 710 mm and a string length of only 669 mm it is the quintessential small cello. These cellos are ideal for players with small hands or those who no longer want to work so hard getting around their...
Cello Rib Doubling with a Vacuum Bag

Cello Rib Doubling with a Vacuum Bag

We have a cello in the shop with four very thin and multiply cracked ribs, the traditional fix is to repair the cracks and then  “double” the rib by laminating a second layer of  new wood to the inside of the original Structural and tonal considerations...