Guitar wood, how to choose

Do you want to build a custom guitar in our workshop? These are the guidelines for choosing wood, you can certainly use them for personal amateur projects as well.

There are many woods and often you don’t understand anything, just because industrial marketing prefers to have us ignorant. The major industrial groups manufacturers of musical instruments partly to safeguard themselves … Continua a leggere

How to mount strings on Steinberger guitar

Steinberger have various types of compatible strings, for both bass and guitar. There are Steinberger strings with double ball end, that is with the double ball (like the esxl110 D’Addario), alternatively you can mount the standard strings, being careful using some tricks. I recommend the second route, because the double shot strings are badly found and cost twice as much.… Continua a leggere

Bone nut, which one?

There are four variants at the Cesarini Custom Shop, choosing a bone nut must be considered, since the “expense / yield” is different.

The choices in ascending order in terms of remainder and cost are:

1 – pre-worked nut in “light” bone (white color)

2- nut to be worked in cow bone (white color)

3- nut to be worked in … Continua a leggere

What glue do luthiers use ?

The world of chemistry has revolutionized the concept of adhesive and glue in all trades, including the sector of violin making. Until the early 1900s, animal bone glue by bone (strong) or by tissue (weak) was used, so the classical lutherie of the 1600s could only adopt this type of solution.

The animal glue has no excellent properties, since it … Continua a leggere

Bonus Stradivari – 2018

We can guarantee the BONUS STRADIVARI 2018, until funds run out (10 million euros). The plafond is little compared to possible questions, so we advise you to immediately request a quote from Atelier Cesarini, starting already from January to look for your instrument.

Bonus 2018:

  • Extension of the Bonus to students of all the courses of the Conservatories, ISSMs
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Children’s musical instruments, how to buy

The question is, how much to spend for a children’s musical instruments? 

50,00 euro, 100,00 euro, 200,00 euro, 500,00 euro, 1.500,00 euro, 2.500,00 euro, 10.000,00 euro, 20.000 euro?

An example of studio violin 3/4 size on pic.

Parts of the instrument that need to be standard and well-regulated are not few. As a result, an bowed instrument, beyond its cost, must … Continua a leggere