For many people who attend an orchestral concert, all violins look like quite similar. However, the market offers a huge variety of them. How are violins different from each other? Can violin makers nowadays still provide the same quality as the famous masters of the past? What is important for a luthier? This book, which is about the instruments by the successful Swedish violin maker Peter Westerlund, offers the chance to explore these questions as well as Westerlund's work and development.