“... the bow, the soul of the instrument ” (Abbé le Fils, 1761)
I specialise in ‘clip-in’ or ‘fixed-frog’ bows for the 17th. and first half of the 18th. century - although I can offer screw frogs on demand for the latest of these.
I make bows from indigenous (local European) woods, mainly for the first half of the 17th. century and also from the denser exotic tropical woods - snakewood, ironwood and pernambuco.
My passion is bows - and my goal is to make bows that simultaneously inspire, inform and keep out of the way! Bows that let you speak and sing directly, with no interference.
To discuss more specific details, or if you would like to order a bow, you can contact me here, or at the information just below: