Round vs. Octagonal

I'm entering the final stages of bow no. 3, I have the graduations dialed in nicely and have to make a decision as to keep it octagonal or round it out. The length of the violin bow can take on many shapes: Round/Oval, Octagonal, Half-Round/Half-Octagonal, Triangular-ish. The two most popular being round and octagonal. At the …

Happy New Year!

The launch of this page is one of my New Year's resolutions. For those that are interested I will be putting up photos of restorations, making, and of completed bows. Sometime last year I did couple of head splines here are some photos:   The heads are glued together, sawn out, and splines fit and …