Announcing the launch of the our new Dipper Restorations website

We are excited to announce the launch of Dipper Restorations  newly designed website. Dipper Restorations is the Early music players prime source for historical instruments in their authentic original condition. Andrew Dipper is a maker of reproduction historical bows of all early periods using models from renowned international collections. New features are on our website include:

• Organized and easy to find the inventory
• Current and up to date content
• Early music blog
• Restoration projects by Dipper
• Easy to use mobile friendly website

Andrew Dipper has been making, restoring and conserving musical instruments since 1965. He relocated his shop to Minneapolis in 1990 from the English Cotswold’s. Dipper Restorations is located at Givens Violins at 1201 Marquette Avenue in Minneapolis.

Dipper Restorations specializes in the restoration and conservation of historically significant and ornate fretted and bow musical instruments with special interest in the period 1570-1830. Dipper Restorations offers for sale fine examples of original historic instruments and excellent copies of works by the best makers of past times.

Andrew Dipper is a maker of highly regarded historically informed baroque and transitional bows, using innovative materials like unique sustainable woods for sticks and frogs, and water buffalo horn tip plates and buttons for ease of international travel.

Dipper’s work can be found in many of the world’s foremost public and private musical instrument collections, including the Metropolitan Museum in New York, the Federal Musical Instrument Museum of Berlin, the National Music Museum in Vermillion, SD, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and MIM. His bows are used by top international Early music performers.

Take a look at our new website and you will discover that we have many baroque and classical instruments and bows to offer. We welcome appointments try out instruments and bows or we can ship them to you to try.