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Compare Strad, Ruggieri, Guadagnini model cellos

Compare Strad, Ruggieri, Guadagnini model cellos

Because I offer several different cello models, one of the most frequent questions that I get is "what is the difference between them?".  Recently I had a client visit with exactly that question and, as I happened to have three different models on...

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 similar in dimensions to the Ruggieri that I usually make. In common with my other poplar cellos, this cello is very responsive.

Guadagnini model cello in poplar

Guadagnini model cello in poplar

The latest Guad model cello Poplar back, 50 year old spruce top. Royal red oil varnish Back 714 mm Bouts: 342, 237, 420 mm String length: 670 mm Read more about smaller cellos 

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 instrument.

VSA 2014 – Silver Medal for Cello Tone

VSA 2014 – Silver Medal for Cello Tone

Violin Society of America holds an annual conference and every second year the conference is combined with an international violin making competition. This week long event is a great place to pick up inspiration for new things to try, to look for answers to questions...

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