Daugherty set a goal for himself at the age of 14: to become a bassist
and a photographer and to work with stringed instruments, just like his
Daugherty has realized his dream as the owner of Daugherty Violin Shop
in Eureka, which he runs with none other than his lifelong role model —
his father Robert “Bob” Daugherty.
business, located in the 1600 block of F Street, is a full-service
violin shop, servicing stringed instruments of all shapes and sizes.
Daughertys restore and tune everything from violins to cellos, and sell
strings, bows and other accessories. They also sell and rent
instruments and are working on a Web site to help educate customers.
the spacious shop is filled with stringed instruments in all stages of
restoration and passers-by can see everything in progress.
But it’s not the shop itself that is unique, it’s the years of experience the two men bring to the North Coast.
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