First commercial retailer of my violin aid invention.

May 31, 2018, 8:21 AM · As an adult beginner, I realized early on in the process that learning the violin is a challenge. Even just the basics of holding it properly can be a source of tension and consternation.

So, I invented something to help me. And then I developed the concept into something that I hope can help others as well.


Developing a brand new device from concept to actual physical embodiment has been an interesting journey to say the least. Getting it patented has also been an adventure.

An exciting new part of the journey began yesterday when I made the delivery of the first batch of Wonderthumbs to Johnson String Instruments! Very excited to have a major violin retailer carry these!


June 4, 2018 at 05:27 AM · Congratulations Craig!

Small time entrepreneurship is a lot of work but really pays off.

Even though it's been a lot of work and, as you say, an adventure, how does it feel to be successful in your endeavor?

June 6, 2018 at 08:11 PM · Hi Michael, thanks for the kudos!

I'm at the base of the mountain right now, not at the top, so can't speak to the idea of being "successful" yet. But certain points along the way have been quite satisfying so far.

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