I studied musical instrument making for 5 years, first at Anniesland College Glasgow then at the Newark School of Violin Making.
After graduating I worked in Ealing Strings, London, for several years as a musical instrument restorer before leaving to focus more on new instrument making.
I spent a very productive year working with a luthier in Italy making violins, violas and cellos. I am now delighted to return to my native Scotland to work alongside guitar maker William Kelday in our workshop, 'The Fiddle and Guitar Shop' in Fintry, Stirlingshire.
My instruments are set up to a very high standard to provide comfort and ease of playability. I hand select every piece of wood that I use and have travelled across Europe (and Scotland!) to source the best tonewoods. All of my instruments are made entirely by hand; they each come with a lifetime warranty of construction to the buyer.
My instruments are played by professional and student musicians the world over. I also undertake any repairs from straightforward instrument maintenance to complete restorations.
Year Established: August 2010
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