robyn sullivan violins

hand-made violins, violas, and cellos

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Too Many Projects

I’ve always done different arts and crafts, knitting being the main one.  I think I’m an unusual crafter because I refuse to start a new project or even buy materials for a new project until my current one is done.  I can’t stand the idea of all of the yarn or fabric piling up and […]

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Fixing A Baby Violin

This past week I had the fun job of replacing my first corner.  An 1/8th sized rental violin came back with the lower treble corner on the top knocked off.  This is a pretty common thing to happen to rental violins.  When a kid is learning how to hold the instrument, coordinate his/her fingers on […]

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soundpost patches and biking in the rain

I’m slowly on my way to rejoining the cello top that was split in half.   To start gluing it together we clamped one half of it onto a plank of plywood, then lined the other half up and just tacked the ends together with hide glue.  Next I fit matching towers of wood on either […]

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If at first you don’t succeed…

If at first, second, third you don’t succeed….

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Welcome to Robyn Sullivan Violins.

Hello to everyone visiting my site. Thank you for taking a look. My wonderful friend and former college housemate Ariel has been doing a lovely job putting this site together for me. I am currently in the middle of a move. My husband and I will be moving from Chicago to Milwaukee, initially just for […]

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