Detail of Glass Fiber Cello by Tim Duerinck

Innovations in Cello-Making Materials

"New material demands new methods, and new methods fling a challenge to old convention." - Lawren Harris From the beginning, luthiers have experimented with the materials they use for cello-making. Traditional makers compared maple and poplar – and other woods for cello backs and ribs. During the 18th and 19th

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