After working as a computer technician at Boeing, then building timber frame homes, Benjamin finally discovered something he truly is passionate about. Benjamin is a luthier, which in layman terms means a professionsl violin maker. His studio is located on Fox Island in the state of Washington where he has been hand crafting custom violins, violas, and cellos since 1998.
Benjamin has apprencticed with and been mentored by many master violin makers. One such mentor is Vernon Leer, a master violin maker in Auburn, Washington. He has made more than 55 instruments since opening the studio. “My instruments are for advanced players and professional musicians. They’re not for beginners.”