More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making:
- Violin makers and masters: archive "V-Z"
- The Ouchard dynasty of bow makers
- The Baroque violin bow
- 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