As promised, here is the sound test. This is where the rubber meets the road. While conditions may not be great to expose the contrasts,
Over the last couple of years, I’ve traded quite a few “entry level” or “beginner” violins. One thing I’ve noticed, quite logically, is that price
I recently had a violin come to me for repair that had seen a pretty major mishap… the neck had been broken clean off! The
A while back, much to my astonishment, I pulled a small collection of rattlesnake rattles from the F-holes of an old fiddle I was restoring.
A very interesting old video featuring Croat violin maker Ivan Hus (1898-1992):
When it comes to lovers of all things prairie, it would be very hard to best Aaron Spence of Outlook, Sask. Aaron started out in