Colin Adamson - Violin Maker


Adamson Violins workshop update

Hello from a very windy, stormy North Berwick! Just back from the annual BVMA, British Violin Making Association, makers day in Kings Place, London. I'm lucky enough to have commission ...Read More

social media

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End of year update

Wow! 2019 comes to end! Where do I start?! Being a violin maker in Scotland has it's advantages, with an abundance of string players around the country. Having instruments in ...Read More

Mid Summer update!

Here we are half way through summer 2019! The workshop is very dusty and warm, but having a new velux added has made a difference and I sit at my ...Read More

Adamson Violins update!

[gallery ids="600,602,593,586,601,599,598,597,596,595,594,592,591,590,589,588,587"] Headed down to the BVMA Makers' Day on the 3rd February with a Maggini viola and a Guarneri violin, both borrowed back from customers!  It was a great ...Read More

Winter blog

Happy New Year to everyone! Last year was a positive year, five violins made.  The last violin is heading to Australia, but there is a delay in sending it because ...Read More

End of Year update

What a quick year!!  It's probably been one of my most productive making years for a long time.  Many Guarneri violins made, the latest one should in Australia by Christmas, ...Read More

Autumn by the Sea

Summer has flown by!  I can't believe September is almost upon us.  It's been  a busy year so far, and I'm just about to varnish a Guarneri del Gesu copy. ...Read More

Summer update

Summer has finally arrived in North Berwick after a long, hard winter! Finally got the new workshop set up in the large attic, enjoying the peace and quiet and the ...Read More

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