For a selection of hard to find supplies and tools for the violin and bow shop,
The Bow Badger ® is a precision drilling device used to renew worn wood in the butt end of bows of the violin family. Also known as the butt bushing.
It is equally useful in accurately drilling the screw shaft in new bows of the violin, viola, cello and double bass.
On top of that, it is also used in re-bushing buttons to realignment. A great time-saving tool. A necessity in every bow and violin shop.
Hand crafted in Canada this plane is named after one of the Summer Bow Making School graduates, Kwangtae Kim
Hand crafted in Canada this plane is named after one of the Summer Bow Making School graduates, Kwangtae Kim. Same as above model but has palm in stalled.
Ideal for following the camber lines of a bow in the making. Razor sharp high quality tool steel blade can be infinitely adjusted.
Fine tooth metal comb used in violin shops world-wide as the primary comb in rehairs. 21 teeth per inch. Metal spine assists in inserting the spreader wedge
Medium tooth metal comb used as the initial comb in rehairs. 13 teeth per inch. This comb is ideal in the use of coarser hair, such as black used in bass bows. A must own!
Both combs at a saving.
Hand made set of three blocks for rehairing violin, viola and cello bows. Made of red oak, these blocks firmly support heads and frogs without clamping. One head block is screwed to the bench while the second remains free.
Individual nipple cutters in sizes of 5 mm, 5.5 mm and 6 mm for violin viola and cello and 8 mm and 8.5 mm for bass bows
These can be ordered in sharp cut and blunt cut. The sharp cut will remove wood from the end of the bow butt whereas the blunt cut will resize the nipple up to the existing bow wood and not go beyond.
Each cutter comes with two screw-in pilot rods, one at 3 mm and one at 1/8th inch.
Made with high grade tool steel. Fits 1/4 inch hand chuck