stringed musical instrument maker


Stringed musical instrument makers create and assemble parts to create stringed instruments according to specified instructions or diagrams. They sand wood, measure and attach strings, test quality of strings and inspect the finished instrument.

Alternative label

  • double bass builder

  • double bass maker

  • luthier

  • viola builder

  • cello maker

  • cello builder

  • lute maker

  • stringed instrument maker

  • stringed musical instrument builder

  • lute builder

  • viola maker

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