Colin Adamson - Violin Maker


February update and the BVMA

I headed down to the BVMA on the 4th February 2018 to exhibit two violins.  It's a splendid venue at Kings Place and it was great to catch up with ...Read More

January 2018 update!

A New Year begins and it's already shaping up to be a busy year.  I've got two Guarneri violins based on 1730 Kreisler well on the way.  There seems to ...Read More

A New Start by the Sea

After a tumultuous summer of packing house and workshop up, we are finally feeling settled in North Berwick.  Lots of walks by the sea and enjoying the vibrant town centre ...Read More

Inspired New Workshop in North Berwick

We have arrived in beautiful North Berwick and the new workshop is finally up and running! The huge task of moving house and workshop to East Lothian is almost complete, ...Read More

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