String Instrument Restoration & Making in Orange County, California

 
 
 

Restoration

Quality restoration work done in a skillful and appropriate manner by Dan Weisshaar.

Example: 17th c. German violin; multiple cracks and soundpost pushed through top.
 
Guitar Restoration Before and After - Instrument in Costa Mesa, CA
 
 
Guitar Repainting - Violin in Costa Mesa, CA
 
 

Making

Rena Weisshaar is currently making new instruments in our shop. She proceeds from the outlines and dimensions of the great Italian masters while incorporating the musicians input.

Shown: images from a 16 1/4 inch viola, 2009, modeled after the ex-Primrose A. Guarneri viola, 1697.