robyn sullivan violins

hand-made violins, violas, and cellos

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I’ve been busy lately adjusting to motherhood.  I’d like to introduce my new apprentice, pictured here with a 1/64th rental violin

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My latest viola is coming along  at a good pace considering I’ve only been working on it 2 days a week on average. The F holes are carved. I graduated

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One jig that I’ve been meaning to make since I first used it at school is this: It’s a jig that holds your plate so you can rough gouge out

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So I’ve started working on my 12th instrument, a 15 1/2″ viola of my own pattern.  The spruce plate held a surprise once I cut it open. A branch was

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/rsviolins/ I’ve started a new flickr account that has all my recent photos from the workshop.  I’m noticing I’ve taken a lot of pictures of scrolls.  Scrolls are very pretty

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A lot of change has been happening lately.  I’ve obviously neglected my website over the past year but that doesn’t mean I stopped doing repair work or building.  I’ve done

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During the first week in November I attended the Violin Society of America conference in Cleveland. In short, it was awesome. Now for the longer version. The VSA has conferences

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From beginning to end this one took about 18months but it’s finally varnished, set up and playable.  If I do say so myself, it sounds lovely. Some background on Opus

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