More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making:
- International violin making competitions: Ente Triennale Cremona, Concours Etienne Vatelot, VSA competition, Mittenwald violin making competition
- Mittenwald: violin making “in the midst of the forest”
- Vatelot-Rampal: on the art of healing violins
- Information on shipping a violin safely
- Jean-François Raffin: ten hours - and not a word
- Violin makers and masters: archive "P-R"