His instruments, accepted nationally in music schools and by professional musicians internationally, were made of seasoned wood salvaged from old furniture Fuller purchased in second-hand stores. The wood from two bedside boards, purchased for one dollar, was sufficient for eight violins. Fuller also repaired violins and other musical instruments. He later moved to Davenport.
Dilworth, John. The Brompton’s Book of Violin & Bow Makers. Online: http://www.amati.com/maker/fuller-james-a.html