This section of the website will be used to give some insights into the meticulous sort of work that we routinely carry out in our workshop. Hopefully it will help you appreciate the levels of skill and patience that are required in this exacting profession! Above & Below: Part of the Showroom/workshop photos above: by … Read moreWorkshop & Craft
Replacing a Parisian eye in a bow frog… step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Good as new!
This page contain photos that follow Jim making a double bass bow. Each photo seems to be self-explanatory and so we trust you can follow it all. The photos expand to a larger format if you click on them. … Read moreMaking a Double Bass Bow
This section is always under construction (like the Pacific Highway) but….we are happy to take some questions and may put them here. Be bold and submit away! We will contemplate them and answer as best we can (as time & space allows). Why is the shop closed on a Monday? In the ‘old’ days, most orchestral … Read moreFrequently asked questions
Metal/Steel Violin bows above: John Grey England. Steel bow/aluminium frog above: James Heddon USA Steel bow/plastic frog Patented March 1940 by Fishing rod maker James Heddon Bow maker uses human hair for shampoo promotion stunt! Follow Paul Goh of Singapore on this link to see the advertisment (or as they say in Singapore: “adverteasement!): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnacJUlp6tE … Read moreOddities