Jack Rasmussen Luthier

Orchestra Instruments

Orchestra Instrument Descriptions

Student Instruments ‘Tim Lee’

Violins and Violas are handmade fully carved, spirit varnished with all ebony fingerboard and fittings. D’addario Prelude strings. Rigid foam core case with fiberglass or Brazil wood bow.

Cellos and Basses are fully laminated. spirit varnished with ebony fingerboard and fittings. D’addario Prelude strings. Padded Cordura bag fiberglass or Brazil wood bow.
Retail Price…Violin $275.00, Viola $335.00, Cello $695.00, Bass $1800.00



Intermediate ‘Step up’ ‘Mario Baldacci’

Violins and Violas are handmade fully carved, highly flamed maple oil or spirit varnished finish. ebony fingerboard and fittings. D’addario Prelude strings, Brazil wood bow, rigid foam case. Basses are spirit varnished.
Cellos and Basses come with a Cordura bag.
Retail Price… Violin $425.00, Viola $650.00, Cello $995.00, Bass $2895.00




Advanced ‘Otto Diebel’ Allegro

Violins and Violas are handmade fully carved, highly flamed maple, antique or standard spirit varnished finish. Ebony or boxwood fittings and ebony fingerboard. D’addario Prelude strings. Half moon case with carbon fiber bow.
Cellos and Basses come with a Cordura bag.
Retail Price… Violin $895.00, Viola $1100.00, Cello $1595.00, Bass $4995.00


Advanced Performer ‘Otto Diebel’ Artist
Violins, Violas, Celli, and Basses are handmade fully carved select highly flamed maple, and select spruce, antique oil, or spirit varnished finished, ebony or boxwood fittings, ebony fingerboard, and Helicore or Zyex strings
Retail Price… Violin $1600.00, Viola $1900.00, Cello $3900.00, Bass $6900.00



Professional ‘Jack Rasmussen’
Master Art Instruments: Customer selects materials from shop and watches in the construction process as an Instrument is made from raw materials.

Artist I: Made with the best spruce and maple available. Master made instruments in ‘the white’ are graduated to customer needs then varnished to customer specifications and set up with customer preference of trimmings.

Artists II: Made with good quality spruce and maple. Excellent quality instruments in ‘the white’ are graduated to customer needs, then oil varnished and professionally set up with ebony trim.
Retail Price…See Next Page