More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making:
- Jan Špidlen: Art, innovation – and sport
- Violin makers and masters: archive "V-Z"
- Mittenwald: violin making “in the midst of the forest”
- Violin makers and masters: archive "M-O"
- International violin making competitions: Ente Triennale Cremona, Concours Etienne Vatelot, VSA competition, Mittenwald violin making competition
- John Dodd: a legend of oyster shells and silver spoons