Bows and sound: A strong relationship

Working on sound is the most important aspect of bowmaking. JF Daber workshop does their best to offer bows with outstanding acoustical possibilities.

Bows have for a long time been considered as accessories to instruments. Bows started to become instruments as a whole after the modern bow’s invention at the end of 18° century.

Bowmaking and sound production

Bows are a key factor to sound in relation with stringed instruments and musicians’ body. The sound of a given bow depends on the instrument an its set up as well as on the musician’s technique.

Our bows are designed to give their best when musicians play with a relaxed body.

Our bows are deisgned to use as little musicians’ energy as possible.

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