Welcome to my world — a world I created to allow myself the pleasure of conjuring wood, metal, shell, glue, and varnish into amazing marriages of dreams, sculpture, history, and music.

It's a great life.










    Discover the violin family instruments I build. Discover the mandolin family instruments I build. Enjoy a photo essay of my building techniques. Read a short description of my background. Read a description of my guiding philosophy. Discover how to buy one of my instruments. Read published articles I've written. Find my contact information. Go to a page containing links to others' web sites. Find both my Copyright and my Web Page technical contact information.