Posts by Laura

Winter 2021

Winter 2021 The low winter sun is bringing beautiful light to the shop.   I’ve been working on a range of projects this fall – a new violin is getting its final coats of varnish this week, a new project is starting, and I’ve had a few extensive repairs.   This neck set was one of the most recent projects completed. 

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Introducing Brigitte Ouellet

Introducing Brigitte Ouellet Summer 2020   Brigitte Ouellet has joined me in the shop at Wallace Violins. She’s a talented fiddle player who plays a custom 5 string violin that I built for her a few years ago. She’ll be managing my rental violins and assisting with lots of projects in the shop. Having Brigitte here means I’ll have more time to devote to building violins and doing repairs and rehairs. If you have any questions about rentals or anything fiddle related, please contact her.  brigitte@wallaceviolins.ca It has been incredibly fun to have Brigitte in the shop...

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Wallace King Joseph 2020

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Summer 2020

Summer 2020 I am resuming work in the shop in mid-August. I won’t have quite as much time as I usually do, but I will be able to support your music with repairs, rehairs, restorations, violin rentals, and sales.  I continue to spend as much time as possible making new instruments. Below is the “Plowden” Guarneri del Gesu inspired violin that I hope to complete this summer. This violin is spoken for, and I do have a bit of a wait list. Please contact me if you’re interested in a handmade instrument and we can...

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