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Traditional and contemporary stringed instruments 

crafted in Northumberland



Welcome to Small Strings


We make traditional and contemporary stringed instruments in our workshop in North Northumberland. Please explore our site to find out more...

Many of our instruments are made on commission, but we usually have a number in stock 


We also (when time allows) undertake repairs to stringed instruments. Please contact us for a quote if your instrument needs attention — 07483 117472 or

About Small Strings

We are a partnership — Mark and Sue Mawby.

Mark does most of the making. Sue does all the other things necessary to keep a small business going, and sometimes helps in the workshop. If you'd like to know a bit more about us, click here.

Small Strings website last updated on 19 June 2021.

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