John B. Aniano makes the highest quality modern and period bows for stringed musical instruments and specializes in faithful copies of antique bows. All manner of repairs and restorations are available including rehairing and recambering through replacement frogs and buttons. For the bow maker and those in allied trades, specialty bow making tools needed for these crafts can be supplied.
In 2010, John Aniano won a Gold Medal for an inlayed amorette Viola Bow from the Violin Society of America International Competition. In 2006, he won a VSA Gold Medal for a swan head Cello Bow and a Certificate of Merit for a Pajeot inspired Bass Bow. Other VSA Certificates of Merit were awarded for cello and viola bows in 2004 and 2014, the latter with a frog and button of faux tortoiseshell.
Member of the American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers.