Instruments from masters
If you want to talk about musical instrument construction in Europe, you have to start in the 16th century. Today, musical instruments are built everywhere in the world, deploying a wide range of techniques, resulting in massively different qualities and processing methods.
Germany enjoys a good reputation for musical instrument construction, and towns like Mittenwald and Bubenreuth are famous as the origin of quality instruments.
Anybody entering the Semmlinger workshop means to join the magic world of creativity. It is easy to envisage the violin makers from hundreds of years ago in places which have barely changed in that time.