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Outcomes & Consultation 

Fine Master Violin

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Luthier ~ Paul John Ridden
Graduate of Edgar Russ Cremona Italy
Academy of Violin Making

Outcomes and what to expect when ordering a commission from Paul John Ridden Fine Master Violins

Outcome ~ play more difficult violin pieces with ease, be heard at the back of the hall, sound beautiful, which inspires you to practice more, experience accelerated achievement of playing goals, have a violin which can be recorded and sounds fantastic

Outcome~ this violin becomes an extension of you making expressing of presence and transference of emotion and artistry easy


Outcome~ Own a violin which will increase in value


100% of my customers have experienced these outcomes

Consultation Process

Consultation Flow


From the very first consultation by email or video call your needs and input are a high priority and discussed in detail.

Technical things will be discussed and stylistic options such as fittings. strings, tailpieces, bridges & pegs.

This is a bespoke handmade violin order.

Some handmade completed violins made by me are available from time to time & can be bought directly through the store on this site. Consultation is also available as a free service.

I will always respond to emails in a timely fashion & update you on your commission in frequent intervals so that you are part of the creation process.

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