Here are a few links that you might find interesting:      the French luthier’s association ALADFI       is a site that lists a number of luthiers working in France, plus info about                                                                           lutherie as a profession. Only in French.     a fantastic series of books on Stradivari instruments, with full scale pictures of highest quality,  measurements and other documentation.        Great info about my beautiful region. In several languages.

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