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.


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I was lucky enough to hear my week old Strad model cello played at the world premier of  a Song […]

Violin Making

Searching for the spirit of early craftsmanship. For many years I have been looking for ways to emulate the spirit […]