Campanella Strings

I make violins and mandolins by hand. When I'm not working on instruments, I play them, draw them, and write about them. Here are some of my recent works and work in progress. Enjoy! Joe C.

Wednesday, July 20, 2005

a good day... a productive one.
I inlaid the carbon fiber reinforcement to the neck and added headstock "wings".
Joined the back. Bent ribs and glued linings.
And...I cleaned off my workbench.


Blogger foolmandolins said...

I think what you are doing is great. I saw one of your mandolins at the Mandolin Symposium and thought very highly of it. I am a big fan of Vermont. I look forward to seeing the progress of the mandolin.

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Blogger Antoinette Cleary said...


I just began opening your sites; I am so pleased and happy with it, I don't have words to express it except to say it is a wonderful blessing from God, and you are cooperating with it!


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Blogger Thomas Cleary said...

Joseph - Congratulations from your Dad who is writing his first "blog". I am just about reading my first blog too so you are pushing me into the 21st century. I am so happy to see your hard work paying off. I admire your courage and patience. You one of my heroes. Did I spell that right? See ou soon. Dad

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