Newark School of Violin Making
RAB Award 2021:
Merrit was awarded funding for Herdim violin reamers, taper pin and peg shaper
Education Services Award 2020: funding for closing clamps and a jack plane iron
RAB Trust Award 2020: Work placement (to be arranged)
Merrit, in her first year at Newark, has already shown work of high standard and requested funds to buy a good quality plane iron for an older plane which she has restored, and also funds to buy a set of closing cramps. She is a student representative on the committee of the British Violin Making Association.