Wood sources:       Local foresters    :    Boxwood, oak, walnut

 Mr. Maillefaut's water powered sawmill at Mensac-en-Diois for poplar, lime, beech, and Douglas fir.


In the Jura hills not far from Besançon:
Mr Bernard Michaud and his specialized sawmill:
Le Bois de Lutherie:


Here also, I was very pleased indeed to be Gesina Liedmeier's assistant on the viola da gamba making course run by her in 2012.




Beside the ancient town of Cluny : Mr. Pascal Cranga   :    http://www.boisbuis.com/