|Bowed Strings - Mandolins - Special Acoustic Services|
||Small shop service in a too-busy McWorld
- Violin family from Eastman Strings, House of Weaver,
Appalachian Violin Company, Amatis Fine Instruments,
Howard Core, our own Gianna models, and interesting
- Bows from Arcos Brasil, Coda Bow, IStrings
- Mandolins from Eastman and Kentucky
- All instruments professionally set up in our shop
- Custom mandolin Mandovoodoo acoustic blueprinting
- Violin family and guitar acoustic blueprinting
- Personal attention
- Links above go directly to our streamlined sales site
PO Box 11
|NOTE: This site under revision; not all prices and
information is current. Please bear with us.
Our small shop is operated by Stephen Perry and Rebecca
Rosenthal out of Friendsville, Tennessee , founded by Quakers in
the late 18th C. We provide the growing violin, fiddle, and
mandolin markets with properly set up handmade instruments,
including our own line of violins and the wonderful "regrads"
developed by our associated Appalachian Violin Company. We
have no showroom, but are available by appointment.
Please call or email for our shipping address which is no longer on
Unitia Road, although that address will show up on this site until it
is completely revised.
Purchasing from us:
- We have a separate storefront site for purchasing via
- Contact us for other means of payment (we accept trades,
cash, cashier's checks, and precious metals)
- All prices include lower 48 shipping
- All instruments receive careful set up and testing
- We offer excellent prices on instruments ordered for you,
and will ship within a promised time period or refund in full
- Most purchases may be returned for refund or exchange
within 3 days for mandolin and guitar, 7 days for violin
- Email or texting is best for questions
Trials, Layaway, and Tradeins:
- We will ship violins and bows on trial, subject to limitations
- We accept 20% down, balance due in 30 days on most items
- We may accept trade ins, with different amounts allowed on
our branded items, items originally sold here, and outside
- Most instruments aren't performing anywhere up to their
- We specialize in getting the most out of violin family,
mandolins, and guitars.
- We can do custom setups the way you specify so your
instrument plays the way you like.
- We can use techniques developed by Spears, Fry, and
others (including Steve Perry) to get a clean sweet tone,
fast response, and exceptional clarity.
- Eastman Strings: Samual Eastman, Andreas Eastman, Jean-
Pierre Lupot, Albert Nebel, Eastman Master Series, Ivan
Dunov (now back in production), Rudoulf Doetsch,
Frederick Wyss, Wilhelm Klier
- House of Weaver: Leonard Smith, Martin Beck, Richard
Henson, Jurgen Klier, Hiroshi Kono, Claudio Baltazar
- Amatis Fine Instruments: Jean Francois, Ming Jiang Zhu
- Gatchell Violins: Nicolas Parola, Herman Luger, Keith Curtis
- Violin bows: Arcos Brasil, IStrings, Luger, Coda, Holtz
- Mandolin family: Eastman, Kentucky
- Guitars: Eastman, Recording King
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