Who we are

Liuteria Appino builds, repairs and restores musical instruments since 2006 and It's mainly specialized in double basses and gypsy-jazz guitars.

Any kind of reparation on classical and acoustic guitars, violins and cellos is made as well as bows rehairing

Born in 1970, guitarist since I was a child, in 1996 following my passion for musical instruments I enrolled in the "Civica Scuola di Liuteria di Milano" under the guidance of the masters Lorenzo Lippi and Tiziano Rizzi.

After some collaborations with local luthiers I opened my workshop in 2006.

  • 1998   Diploma of luthier operator, Civica Scuola di liuteria di Milano
  • 2006   Ivan Appino's workshop in San Giorgio Canavese is born
  • 2010   New workshop in the medieval old town of Romano Canavese
  • 2013   Awarded with Eccellenza Artigiana brand, quality certification for handcrafted products, Regione Piemonte.
  • 2018   Partecipation in the international exhibition Cremona Mondo Musica

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