About Shem Mackey Viol and Violin Maker
Shem Mackey makes viols and baroque violins. He has been making instruments for over twenty years. Shem Mackey also makes baroque violin and viol bows. Shem Mackeys instruments have been played by professionals and amateurs throughout the world. Shem Mackey makes baroque violins, baroque violas,baroque cellos, treble viols, tenor viols bass viols, pardessus, viola d'amore, baryton, quinton, practise violins, baroque double bass. Shem Mackey is an experienced maker who can provide carved heads for the instruments and a range of decorative inlays, rosettes and purflings. Shem Mackey also makes viol bows and baroque violin bows.Shem Mackey also provides a repair and restoration service at the workshop in Ramsgate. By appointment only.