Made to be played with passion and perfection.

Musicians world-wide have discovered the handmade individual works of art that are Benedict Puglisi’s double basses and cellos.  His expertise, passion and quality of workmanship is widely recognized and requested.

Traditional methods
Inspired by the style, workmanship, and sound of the grand old European Master Luthiers and their instruments.
Long history
More than 30 years of dedicated friendly service. Versatile instruments for musicians of all genres.
Atelier Puglisi
Est.1995 by Benedict his Atelier has grown to become one of Australia’s trusted premier centres for stringed instruments. Played worldwide.


Esperanza Spalding headlining Melbourne Jazz 2016 and christening an original Puglisi Double Bass

Melbourne Made, Internationally Played!

The double basses supplied to the Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2016 were once again all hand built, original models made by craftsman Benedict Puglisi and his talented team at Atelier Puglisi.

Proud to support all Musicians and

The passion for the continuous pursuit of perfection and beauty

Individual original working pieces of art
First grade, personally selected, timber used in each instrument.
Famous classic models with modern interpretations and construction. Creating custom original variations.
Individually set up for personal preferences and styles with optimun playability
  • Ron Carter
  • French
  • Simon Van Cam
  • Kluke
  • Barre Phillips