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John B. Aniano makes the highest quality modern and baroque bows for stringed musical instruments and specializes in faithful copies of old bows.  All manner

of repairs and restorations are performed.  For the bowmaker and those in allied trades, specialty woodworking tools needed for these crafts can be supplied as well as services to "tune" existing tools to bring out their best performance.


Winner of 2010 Violin Society of America Gold Medal for Viola Bow. Winner of 2006 VSA Gold Medal for Cello Bow and Certificate of Merit for Bass Bow. Also 2004 VSA Certificates of Merit for viola and cello bows.

Member of the American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers.

My first bass bow!  A copy of a circa 1805 John Dodd!

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