May 6, 2013. New bows to Spain!
Just sent 2 new Pfretzschner style German bass bows to Antonio Manen of Seccion Contrabajo in Madrid.
April 29, 2013: Tom Wilder selling gold REID HUDSON viola bows.
Tom Wilder of Wilder & Davis in Montreal is in Vancouver today and has just received two gold mounted REID HUDSON viola bows that I made in 2005. These bows are from the estate of a highly respected professional and are once again for sale.
April 29, 2013: Spring Cleaning
Website design changed to be faster and more responsive. Thanks Frank! (Great to have a son in the business.)
Jauary 8, 2013: Happy New Year!
The last of the short video series on making a violin bow,aptly named Finishing the Bow is now up on my Videos page. That's #10, and while I primarily made the series for my friends who are players, I am happy to hear from makers and my former students that you are enjoying them too.
December 7, 2012: Videos
2 new Videos, #8-Tip Mortice, & 9-Hairing the Bow, are up on my VIDEO page today, in the Making A Violin Bow Series. Only one to go, and it's turning out to be an even ten videos.
November 7, 2012: Mondomusica Montage
It's been a while since my last post,but Judy and I went to Mondomusica to help our old friend Peter Mach with his booth. Mondomusica is the annual stringed instrument trade show held in Cremona,Italy, the home of Stradivarius. If you haven't had a chance to attend, take a look. It's quite a party!
(More making the bow videos coming soon.)
November 15, 2011: Korea
Welcome Michael Seo as a new dealer of Hudson Bows in Seoul, Korea! You will find Michael's contact info is on the Dealer's page.
June 21, 2011: New Cello Bows
Dropped off three new cello bows at Kim Tipper's shop in Victoria today.
May 17, 2011: New Website and Barcelona Bass
New website is up!
Antonion Manen will be featuring a selection of my bass bows at his booth, Seccion Contrabajo at Barcelona Bass May 28-29, at the Conservatori Municipal de Musica de Barcelona. Follow the links for more information.