Australian Bow Maker
VIOLIN VIOLA CELLO DOUBLE BASS AND BAROQUE BOWS
Philip Smith is one of few French-trained bowmakers working in Australia. As a Fellow of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, Philip travelled to France in 2010 to train with master archetier, Jean-Luc Tauziede. As the apprentice to a French Master, Philip can trace his bow-making heritage directly, passed down hand to hand, from the inventor of the modern bow - François Tourte.
1. One who builds, repairs, and restores the bows of instruments in the violin family.
From French archet
Philip Smith is one of Australia's finest bow makers. French trained by master archetier, Jean-luc Tauziede.. Philip handcrafts superb, responsive bows from snakewood. Philip is a bow maker working in Hobart, Tasmania while his bows are played around Australia and the globe.
If you would like to add your name to the waiting list for a commissioned bow, handmade to your specifications,
please contact Philip.
Bows - Traditional (French) Prices commence at $4000 including GST.
Bows - Double Bass (German) Prices commence at $4000 including GST.
These prices may alter according to individual specifications and choices e.g mammoth ivory frog, gold and silver winding etc
Baroque Bows A quote for Baroque bows can be provided after discussion of your individual specifications.
VIOLIN VIOLA CELLO DOUBLE BASS BAROQUE
ARCHETIER BOW MAKER
HOBART, TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA