Colin Adamson - Violin Maker


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

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