violins/violas

Smaller Violins

    Smaller Violins I carry the full range of smaller violins (1/16th, 1/10th, 1/8th, 1/4, 1/2 and 3/4) available for purchase or rent. These instruments include case, bow with rainbow hair if desired, and rosin. The majority of these smaller instruments sell for $500 or less. Please enquire. Previously...

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Wallace Huberman Strad 2018

Laura Wallace “Huberman Strad” 2018 Handmade by Laura Wallace in 2018 on the Sunshine Coast. Inspired by golden period Stradivari violins, particularly the “Huberman” played by Joshua Bell. Balkan Maple and Italian Spruce. A huge sound, with an even, strong tone across all strings. Powerful and sweet in the higher positions. Varnished a golden brown with strong antiquing. Spirit varnish on a mineral ground....

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Wallace 5-String

Laura Wallace 5-String Violin 2017 Handmade by Laura Wallace on the Sunshine Coast. A slightly larger violin (365mm), but with standard string length for ease of play. Wider peg box to accommodate the extra string. Inspired by the Stradivari Long Pattern, and violins by Nicola Amati. A gorgeous, sweet sound with lots of depth. Made from local Big Leaf Maple and Sitka Spruce. Varnished a gold brown with gentle antiquing....

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Angus NS 2018

Northern Sun Violin Custom Varnish and Fittings 2018 A beautiful violin made in the shop of Xue Chang Sun. I received the violin “in-the-white”, and in my shop on the Sunshine Coast the neck was further refined and thinned, and the violin was custom varnished a rich brown. Set up with boxwood fittings and 2 titanium adjusters. A 3-tree Despiau bridge and Tonica strings. Warm and even....

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“Stradivari 1714”

“Stradivari 1714” Among the many millions of violins bearing a fake Stradivari label, this golden violin is a standout. Clean workmanship on a larger form, this violin has stories to tell if only it could speak. Never antiqued, the wear and varnish damage is all a part of its story. An even tone over all four strings, with nice clarity. Outfitted with a 3 tree Despiau bridge, ebony fittings with a Wittner tailpiece, and Wondertone strings. Available in my shop on the Sunshine Coast....

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15″ Viola Unlabeled

15″ Viola circa 1900 Beautiful 15″ viola, unlabeled, most likely of German origin. In excellent condition and good set up with new Tonica strings. Big, even sound across all strings. Original moderate antiquing with a golden ground and darker brown-orange highlights. Ebony fittings. Available in my shop on the Sunshine Coast....

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