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Traditional and contemporary stringed instruments

crafted in Northumberland

How to buy 


Each instrument we make is unique. If you see something you like on the website and wish to order a similar instrument, or if you're looking for something a little bit different and would like an instrument made to your specific requirements, just e-mail, use the Contact form on this website or tel. 07483 117472.

A 10% non-refundable deposit is required for all commissions.

In stock

We usually have some instruments in stock and available for immediate purchase.

If you would like to try an instrument before purchase, it may be possible to visit our workshop in north Northumberland. Visits are strictly by appointment only; please contact us for details. 

Festivals and events

Most years we have a stall at a few summer festivals, where you can play instruments before buying, or just come and play a tune or two. This year, due to the pandemic, most festivals have been postponed until 2022

Thurs 21st to Sun 24th July      Warwick Folk Festival (Castle Park, Warwick)

Sat. 20th to Fri. 26th August    Whitby Folk Week

This year Whitby Folk Week will again be hosting Whitby@Home, which you may like to support, and we'll be at the virtual Craft Fair. 

Click here to find out where we've been in previous years.



         Ready for Whitby Folk Week 2017


The Music Gallery, 83C Marygate, Berwick-upon-Tweed.


We are happy to accept payment by bank transfer, and by most major credit/debit cards. You can also pay by cheque, although we will not start work on commissions or despatch your instrument until the cheque has cleared.


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