Following the huge success of the first volume of The Best of Trade Secrets, the second appeared in 2012. Like
Written by luthiers for luthiers, this third compilation of articles from The Strad’s popular Trade Secrets section brings together over
Every generation of violin makers has sought to analyse and understand the classic forms, and, for the past 122 years,
For a limited time only, The Strad is issuing the first in the In Focus series with a beautiful, new limited edition cover.
This collection of articles from The Strad’s long-running In Focus series brings together more than 80 fascinating stringed instruments, with commentaries by some of today’s top instrument experts.
Makers include Antonio Stradivari, Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ and G.B. Guadagnini, but also lesser-known masters such as Paul Knorr, Dante Baldoni, Charles Nicolas Altermatt and many others. This makes it an essential resource for anyone seeking to extend their lutherie knowledge into areas and makers whose work is more rare, and a significant addition to the lutherie literature.
In Focus features exceptional high-quality photographs for every featured instrument – front, back and scroll – this book will provide inspiration for today’s makers and anyone who enjoys the beauty and variety of stringed instruments.
The latest collection of articles from The Strad’s popular Trade Secrets section brings together methods for everything from reinforcing a cello neck
1 x The Best of Trade Secrets 2
1 x The Best of Trade Secrets 3
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1 x The Best of Trade Secrets 5
Notes and articles from the workshop of Koen Padding. Edited by Helen Michetschläger.
TREASURES OF ITALIAN VIOLIN MAKING – I
TREASURES OF ITALIAN VIOLIN MAKING – II
“The great and intriguing bow maker, Jean Pierre Marie Persoit, has for many years been an inspiration to other bowmakers