Dexter Fiddles

 
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Fiddle # 3

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A Guarneri model with very old appearance. Red color over light ground color. Birdseye maple two-piece back with two-piece spruce front.


Fiddle # 11

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Stradivari model, Light brown in color with one piece spruce front. Nicely figured one piece maple back. Strong even projection on all strings

Dexters Fiddles

Frankie Gavin, Galway, Ireland

Deck's violins got my attention at a house concert in Jimmy Devine's RI some years back.

It's hard to find all the components you would wish for in one instrument, but here you have big bright velvety sound all in one. Look no further.

I love it.


Fiddle # 12

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Stradivari model, made by me in 2012, reddish brown two pieced back and two pieced cedar front.


Fiddle # 14

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Stradivari model, made by me in 2011 with a nicely figured two pieced maple back and two piece cedar front. Very bright sounding and finished natural.


Fiddle # 24

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Guarneri model, made by me in 2012 with matte brown finish, one piece spruce front and one piece maple back. Pegs and chinrest are Rosewood.


Fiddle # 25

Price: $1700

Stradivari model, made by me in 2012 with a matte brown finish. Two piece spruce front and nicely figured maple one piece back.


Fiddle # 27

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Stradivari model made in 2012 with medium reddish brown matte finish. Two piece spruce front with one piece maple back.


Fiddle # 28

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Stradivari model, made by me in 2013 with reddish brown matte finish. One piece spruce front and one piece maple back. Very nice projection on all strings with rosewood pegs and chinrest.


Fiddle # 29

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Stradivarian-styled, one-piece front and back, golden brown in color, with tremendous projection.


Fiddle # 30

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Stradivari model, made in 2013. Blondish brown in color. One piece front and two piece back. Matte finish with Dominant strings.


Fiddle # 31

Stradivari model, made in 2013. Reddish brown in color. One piece front and back. Matte finish with Dominant strings.


Fiddle # 32

Price: $3000

Stradivari model, built as a 5-string, Extended peg box for easy tuning on all pegs. Reddish brown matte finish with one piece spruce front and maple back. Even projection on all strings.


Fiddle # 34

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Guarneri Model, with light reddish blond matte finish. One piece spruce front and one piece maple back. Nice sound.


Fiddle # 35

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Stradivari model, with brown matte finish. Two piece cedar front and one piece maple back. Slightly different sound with the cedar front. I have sold one to a Blue Grass player in NYC.


Fiddle # 37

Price: $1900

Stradivari model, made by me with two piece birds eye maple back and one piece spruce front. Great projection and stained with a reddish brown finish. Four tailpiece adjusters and Dominate strings.


Fiddle # 38

Price: $1900

Stradivari model, made by me with one piece maple back and one piece spruce front. Light brown color over a blond ground coat. Matte finish. Four tailpiece adjusters and Helicore strings.


Fiddle # 39

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Guarneri model, made by me, with a highly figured natural matte finished cedar front. The one-piece maple back is stained to match. The cedar front produces a slightly different sound, very sweet with a nice low end. Tailpiece has four fine tuners, Dominate strings.


Fiddle # 40

Price: $2700

Stradivari model, built as a 5-string, Extended peg box for easy tuning on all pegs. I Handcrafted this fiddle in 2016, with a blondish brown matte finish. This fiddle has a one piece spruce front and one piece maple back. Five tailpiece adjusters with Helicore strings.


Fiddle # 41

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This is a match to #39. I really like the slightly different sound of the cedar fiddles, very sweet and a nice low end. Guarneri model, with natural matte finish on the two-piece highly figured cedar front, and a one-piece maple back colored to match. Tailpiece has four fine tuners with Dominate strings.


Fiddle # 42

Price: $2000

Stradivari model made by me in 2016 with a one piece spruce front and one piece birds eye maple back. Blondish brown matte finish . Four tailpiece adjusters and Helicore strings.


Fiddle # 43

Price: $2000

Stradivari model made by me in 2017 with a one piece spruce front and one piece birds eye maple back. Light blond finish with a slight shine. Nice crisp sound and very responsive. Four tailpiece adjusters and Helicore strings.



Deck Nieforth: Master Finish Carpenter and Luthier, handcrafts fiddles, priced $1,000 - $5,000. Handmade Wooden Musical Spoons, priced $15. www.dexterfiddles.com or email dexter@dexterfiddles.com

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