Products October 2022: Wiseman Professional wooden case


A bare wood violin and viola case focused on security and affordability

‘I’ve always known the wooden shell underneath our leather cases was as light as our carbon-fibre ones, but never worked out how to present it in a watertight, attractive and resilient way,’ says Howard Wiseman, owner of Wiseman Cases. With the pandemic allowing time for experimentation, Wiseman made this goal a reality. The resulting 2.3kg Professional wooden violin and viola case is, he claims, almost as light and as strong as its carbon-fibre counterpart, but at nearly a third of the price. ‘Not everyone can justify paying £2,100 for a carbon-fibre case. This case performs identically but the cost is much lower…

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