Excited to announce that Jerry Lynn will be presenting on ‘Restoration: some thoughts on interacting with clients and an introduction to digital tools for restoration work.
Jerry is the co-administrator for the VSA Oberlin Restoration Workshop. He has done restorations for major dealers, foundations, and top professional musicians. He’s a pioneer in using digital tools/CNC, as a means of conserving original wood in restoring and uses this technology in making tools and jigs.
February 5, 2023 Maurizio Tadioli, violinmaker from Cremona, Italy presented on two topics: Building a violin without a mold, (“ghost form”) and techniques for making decorative instruments.
October 30 - Matt Noykos. Violin Restoration project submitted for Membership in the American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers (AFVBM)
August 7th - Christian Bayon - Alternative ways of training violinmakers
April 24 - Sofia Vettoria - Third Generation violinmaking discussing family traditions and methods of work
January 30, 2021 - Lynn Hannings - Pernambucco Initiative.
Kevin Kelly’s ‘An Introduction to the Four Circles - a Theory of Cremonese Violin Design for Modern Makers’.
Andrew Ryan presented on how bass bar material choice influences a violin's modal behavior.
Iris Carr presented on replacing wood and re-touch in violin restoration.
Joseph Curtain presented on 'Neck-sets, from Baroque to Adjustable' and Anthony
DiMambro presented on “What Goes into a Quality Professional Bow Rehair”.
Feng Jiang - VSA Competition workmanship
Antione Nedelec - Varnishing and Antiquing, Presentation