Van Arsdale Violins
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Custom Made Violins, Cellos & Violas, Bows & Bow repair
Web locations with information for violin makers & players:
www.bowworks.com Steve Beckley, master bowmaker. Fine bows and bow supplies for people who work on bows.
The Catgut Acoustical Society Homepage gives information about CAS including indexes to their journals.
Henry Strobel information on violin making, varnishing of a cello, instrument setup and instrument care.
Violin Making by Hans Johannsson is an overview of how violins and bows are made.
Peter Paul Prier and Sons Violins lectures by Peter Paul Prier and tables of instrument measurements.
The Way Famous Instruments Went has an extensive directory of famous instruments by Strad, Guarnerius del Gesu and others and where they are presently located.
Violink - The World of Violins has links to most WWW sites pertaining to instruments of the violin family.
PhotoStory: How to Make a Violin pictures showing the making of a violin by The Violinmaking School Stradivari of Cremona.
The Music Trader Sources of materials. Articles by Lars Kirmser, on Fitting the Bridge and Building a Violin.
Joseph Curtin Studios interesting information on violin building.
David Gusset - Violin Maker information of general interest on violin making.
The University of New South Wales has information on Musical Acoustics in its Web page.
The Wake Publishing Company information on books and video tapes by SCAVM founder Harry S. Wake.
The Violin Society of America professional organization of violin makers with very informative journal.
Gamut Strings article on the history and manufacture of gut strings.
The Violin Makers Association of Arizona International has some violin making articles and membership information..
The Duhks, www.duhks.com
In the two years that they've been a unit, many have
tried to describe The Duhks' music-- "contemporary acoustic," "progressive
soul-grass," and “kick-ass rock/folk fusion” being just a few of the attempts to
classify the group.