Photo etching by Gerrit Dou from the Dipper Print Collection
We are able to fabricate any part of the stringed instrument that you may need but can’t buy off the shelf. This includes historically informed pegs, fingerboards, bridges, tailpieces, end buttons. Contact us to discuss your needs for special custom-made accessories for your baroque and transitional instruments.
Andrew at the Myford lathe hand turning a boxwood baroque violin peg
Completed boxwood violin pegs, beautiful and timeless in appearance.
Cutting a German Klotz style transitional bridge.
German Klotz style transitional violin bridge
French 1750’s style baroque violin bridge
Cremonese style transitional violin bridge
Rose window style transitional violin bridge
We have a large library of baroque bridges in addition to those shown above that we can build for all instruments.
Solid ebony Vienna 1810 style tailpiece with shell shield inlay in progress
Solid ebony late baroque Italian style tailpiece