Colin Adamson - Violin Maker


Summer Update Pictures

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Summer Update!

Just finished a Lord Wilton Guarneri 1742 for a client in the Ayrshire area of Scotland.  I really enjoyed making this, challenging violin to make, but a delight nevertheless.  The ...Read More

Trip to London

I had a lovely weekend in London at the BVMA Players Meet Makers Day. It was a new venue this year, Kings Place, London.  It was a very busy day ...Read More

Spring update/exhibition

Here we are in early Spring, the year is flying in already! It's not been a bad winter on the edge of Perthshire!   I finished the Kreisler Guarneri del ...Read More

End of Year update

2016 has been a busy and positive year for the workshop.  I have secured commissions right through until 2018, mostly for violins and one viola to make mid summer 2017. ...Read More

October Update

I start my blog for October with some very sad news.  My good friend and colleague, Neil Ertz, passed away.  Not only was he a fabulous violin maker, but a ...Read More

Autumn is here, one of my favourite times of the year! I love walking the dogs at this time of year, the colours are  magnificent and Perthshire is at it's ...Read More

Late Summer/Early Autumn

Another wet and changeable summer coming to an end!  Looking forward to the autumn, as the trees change and the beautiful golden colours start to appear, I love to walk ...Read More

Summer Solstice Update!

Mid summer is here and it's raining in Doune!  On the 3rd June Travis joined forces with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra for BBC Music Day at the iconic Barrowlands ...Read More

Happy Birthday Violin!

Lovely to see Amy Cardigan from the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra posting photographs on Facebook and Instagram to celebrate her violin's first birthday, which is a copy of Fritz Kreisler's ...Read More