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Maker of hand crafted string instruments in the Italian tradition.

My name is Rolf Waefler and I am an independent Violin Maker based in the East Midlands of England and a graduate of the renowned Newark School of Violin Making (NSVM) and holder of J & A Beare's Diploma. My passion is to make high quality stringed instruments entirely hand crafted in the Italian tradition. Of particular interest to me is the making of violas with exceptional tonal qualities being able to accommodate the needs and requirements of musicians in terms of instrument size (length, width and height) and model (e.g. Guarneri, Guadagnini, Stradivari, Banks etc). I also offer comprehensive 'after sale' care for the instrument which includes sound optimisation (soundpost, bridge and peg adjustments) as well as a yearly 'MOT' for the instrument.

Contact Information

Address: Newark-On-Trent
Telephone: +44 (0)7583 027 829
Email: info@waeflerviolins.com
Website: http://waeflerviolins.com/