Stradivari “Huberman” 1713 Northern Sun copy

Stradivari “Huberman” 1713 Northern Sun copy

October 2014


I’ve been having fun copying the 1713 “Huberman” Strad. The real Huberman Strad is currently played by Joshua Bell. This was a fun little side project a part from my making “from scratch”. I took one of my Northern Sun violins and varnished it to look like the famous Strad.



Colour is built up gradually, starting with a golden yellow underneath. You can see I’ve been scratching up the violin and adding marks to imitate the natural abuse that the violin would have suffered over several hundred years of playing.