I am an artisan of the family tradition, born into the specialist knowledge which was passed down from father to son.
Since my younger days, in my father's workshop, my senses are stimulated by the fragrances of wood and the beauty of the gesture of the artisan...
OUR CLIENTS TRUST US
“These days, there are more and more people who are building various ancient instrument types. I have tried many and noticed that there is highly variable quality going around. When searching for the right person to build me a replica of the Trossingen Lyre, I quickly understood from our conversations that Benjamin knew his trade. The instrument itself ended up stunningly beautiful, sounds great and has a level of detail that exceeded my high expectations”
“Benjamin’s skill, dedication and knowledge impressed me as much as the sound of his beautifully-crafted instruments when I was fortunate to come across them at a medieval music festival in the UK. He balances historical evidence with the practical necessities of modern performance well and gives good, detailed descriptions of his working methods and choices. I am very much looking forward to receiving my Trossingen Lyre soon, and found the whole process of commissioning and communicating super smooth”
“Benjamin is not only a true master building instruments, but also an amazing player. Recording him playing his own instruments for the Dark Era Library has been an incredible experience. Benjamin’s instruments are really beautiful, but the most important, they have an enchanting sound that instantly transport you to ancient times”