~The Workbench~

Otis A. Tomas ~ Stringed Instruments



Here you can follow in the process of violin making as I practice it. The photos below document some of the the day-by-day construction of a violin as it takes shape on my workbench. As in the photo gallery, you can click on any of the pictures below to link to a larger image. Also, if you want a more detailed explanation of my working methods, you can download an essay in words and pictures that I kept as a journal documenting the construction of a violin that I made in the Fall of 2007, by clicking on the image below:

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