Looking for the Redwood Violin?

You can find the full website for this project at theredwoodviolin.org

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.


Browse examples of my instruments


This is so gratifying! Thanks to every one who has been involved, this is far from a solo effort. You […]


Richard O’Neill plays a 2015 viola

Violin Making

In part 1 of this post I discussed the ideas behind the hybrid “Tabolin”. The instrument is part violin, part […]