Andrew Carruthers

a uniquely textured violin backlit by large light
half of a uniquely detailed violin
a uniquely carved violin sitting on a worbench
side view of intricately carved violin scroll
a violin scroll in black and white
the top half of an intricately carved
a set of tools knolled on the surface of a table, top view
He is a master violinmaker who quietly uses centuries-old techniques to handcarve exquisite violins and cellos. The most intriguing ones, though, are where he rebels against tradition: inspired by reptiles, seashells, and water ripples. And they still sound amazing. -TS