For companies and individual artists making more than one type of bowed string instrument. Sites may promote or illustrate the products of an instrument maker, demonstrate the maker's techniques, or give biographical, historic or other information.

Forums, newgroups and mailing lists for bowed string instrument makers are also appropriate.

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Andrew Carruthers
Violinmaker and restorer in the San Francisco Bay area.
Anthony Lane Violin Maker
Handmade violins, violas and cellos; restoration of fine older instruments; consultation and appraisals. Photos and information about maker's instruments, clients and background. (Petaluma, CA)
Anthony Nickolds Violins
Violin maker, dealer, and restorer. (West Midlands, UK)
Carlo Nicolo Loso
Maker and dealer of violins, violas, cellos, and basses. (Ottawa, Canada)
David Tseng Violin
Handmade violins. Biography, works in progress, information on acoustics, and instruments for sale. (Winnipeg, Canada)
Fabrizio Portanti
Maker of violins, violas and cellos. Photos, a brief bio and contact information in Italian and English. (Cremona, Italy)
Gert Schrijvers - Violin Making
Maker and restorer of fine violins, cellos, basses and their bows. Adjustments, rentals, accessories, valuations and insurance. In English, French and Dutch. (Hasselt, Begium)
Gliga Companies
Maker of stringed instruments, handmade, professional, and student models. Pictures and descriptions. (Reghin, Romania)
Gwyneth Wilbur, Luthier
Outlines steps used to create violins. Portfolio of instruments and resources for violin makers are included. (Elmsville, New Brunswick, Canada)
Maker of violins and cellos. (Cremona, Italy)
Helen Michetschläger
Maker of violins, violas and cellos, from small-sized violins and violas for children to instruments used by professional musicians worldwide. (Manchester, England)
The Hexham Violin Shop
Pre 1920's violins, cellos and violas for sale. Commissions, repairs and restorations. (Hexham. Northumberland, UK)
Jacob von der Lippe, Violinmaker
Maker of violins, violas and cellos, trained in Cremona. (Oslo, Norway)
James Beatley
String instrument maker. Service details, prices, and contact information. (Dublin, Ireland)
Joseph Curtain Studios
Maker of concert violins and violas. Photos and information about the maker and his instruments. (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
K.C. Strings Violin Shop
Violin, viola, cello and contrabass makers. (St. Louis and Springfield Missouri)
Luscombe Violins Inc.
Leif Luscombe is a violin maker and dealer in Canada, with a large on-line catalog of products for violinists and violin makers.
Luthier Patrick Charton
French Luthier of violins, cellos, violas and double basses. Includes instrument details, maker biography, photos and contact details.
Luthier Resources - Leif Louis Luscombe
Includes 'Violin Making and Restoration Forum', 'Varnish Recipes' and 'Varnish Glossary' pages, along with brief illustrated article about setting soundposts by the violin maker and restorer in Ontario, Canada. Set a Sound Post violin maker and dealer in Ontario, Canada.
Michael Klein - Violin Maker
Violin, viola and cello maker in Murphy, Oregon. Background and contact info.
Moroz Violins
John Paul Moroz, maker of handmade violins, violas and cellos for professionals, talented students and serious amateurs. Contact information, pictures and dealer list.
Online String Instrument & Bows Classifieds
New and used luthier-made violins, violas, cellos, basses, bows, and other musical items for sale online. Repair also available.
Oxford Violins
Makers, dealers, restorers, of violin family string instruments. Instrument information, contact details, and links. Oxford, United Kingdom.
Peter Prier and Sons Violins
Salt Lake City founder of the Violin Making School and the Bow Making School of America. Information on choosing a violin and about appraisals, repairs and restorations.
Philippe Devanneaux, Violin Maker in Cremona
Details about violin materials, choosing a violin, maintenance and restoration. In English, Italian and French.
Jonathan S. Franke, maker of violins, violas and cellos.
Restalls Ltd The Violin Shop
UK. Makers and restorers of and dealers in violins, violas, cellos, and bows, and retailers of accessories. Includes profile, information on services and instrument care, product catalogues, history, opening times, map, directions, and contact details.
Sandro Asinari
Making and repairing violins, violas, cellos and double basses in Cremona, Italy. In English and Italian.
Stefano Trabucchi
Maker of violins, violas and cellos, as well as baroque instruments. Trained and based in Cremona, Italy. In Italian, English and German.
Ternovec, Marco
Maker of renaissance and baroque viola da gamba, lirone, lira da braccio, and violone. Information on the maker, catalog, and links.
Thurmond Knight, Violin Maker
Handmade violins, violas and cellos in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. Information on the maker, his instruments, and performers.
Tim Phillips Violin Maker
Violins, octave violins, and 5-string violins and violas. Traditional and modern models, including acoustic/electric violins.
Urs W. Maechler Master Violin- and Bowmaker
Cremona-trained maker of violins, violas, cellos and bows, located in Speyer am Rhein, Germany. Bio, instruments and contact information in German and English.
Van Zandt, David T.
Photos of instruments for sale and links to other violin maker resources.
Charlie Ogle's handmade and imported violas da gamba, viol strings, bows, and accessories.
The Violin Collector
A forum for featured makers and instruments. Includes information about violin consignments and sales.
Violin Makers Masa Inokuchi & Miki Inokuchi
Makers of modern and Baroque violins, violas, cellos and contra-basses. Also offer sales of student instruments. (Toronto, Canada)
Voltini, Alessandro
Luthier. Includes biography, instruments gallery and contact information. (Cremona, Italy)
William Bartruff - Violin Maker
Reproductions of 17th and 18th century violins, violas and cellos offered for sale online.
Wulffenstejn Hardanger Fiddle and Mandolin Works
Traditional Norwegian hardanger fiddle sales. Information about hardanger fiddles, sound clips. Also, sales of fiddle supplies.
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