Joe apprenticed with his father, an accomplished violin maker, 2002-2007. His latest work has incorporated unusual sizes and colours in traditional violins. His instruments are played by hobbyist and professional musicians. Using the skills learned in making instruments, Joe has developed a new type of floating top table, LED lamps, and small turnings. Time spent in his Horton workshop is a relaxing contrast to his work in the IT sector.
Welcome to Federer Violins. Here you will find a variety of fine hand-made instruments, a journal of "How to make a violin", and pictures of a work in process. We hope you enjoy your visit.
We have a number of instruments available for sale. Please contact Joe at +1-613-433-6470 for details on availability and pricing.