This 2003 video (in French) of bow maker Catherine Baroin at work illustrates the authentic French method of bow making as it was taught to me by William Salchow and Bernard Millant.
Mary VanClay pulls from a Jan/Feb 1995 Strings article featuring many voices from the trade to answer questions about bow hair—its history, origins, varieties, color, and qualities. >>> read article
Sarah Mnatzaganian writes in 2008 about the ever relevant issue of Pernambuco conservation, its importance to the bowmaking and music industry, and what we can do to support the continuing efforts of the International Pernambuco Conservatory Initiative (IPCI). >>> read article
David Bonsey, George Rubino and I each share our advice for your successful search for a new bow. >>> read the article