A selection of pictures showing work in progress in my workshop:

3 rib structures -  violin, viola and cello all in progress:

The 'harmonic box' - before closing:

Linings being glued in the cello rib structure:


A detail of an instrument in the white:

2 shots of a 15" Viola about to be varnished:

2 pics showing the nut being fitted to a 15" viola:

Here the pegs are being fitted to the same neck:

The spruce front of a 15 3/4" viola undergoing final arching ( scraping ) :

The 1-piece poplar back of the same 15 3/4" viola likewise in the final stages of arching:

The same back being glued to the ribstructure:

The 'harmonic box' almost  ready to be closed: