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Why a bag & not a case? A bag will only protect the finish, and if you bump or drop or sit on it ...
9-1-2018 at 03:28 PM
by: Dr. Oud
Fingerboard repair for Sukkar oud
Dr. Oud is on duty in Sacramento, CA
9-1-2018 at 03:23 PM
by: Dr. Oud
what Can I do for my fingerboard
You can fill the depressions with JB Weld epoxy, a glass filled epoxy that cures very hard. You'll n ...
9-1-2018 at 03:16 PM
by: Dr. Oud
help on how to fix my oud
Please do not sand the face. This will compromise the sound as well as structural integrity of the s ...
9-1-2018 at 03:11 PM
by: Dr. Oud
The Cadillac of Oud Strings? Mouawad
clever to demo the strings with an 1889 Rufan Nahhat oud, probanly the best oud in existence. If you ...
9-1-2018 at 02:45 PM
by: Dr. Oud
Really stinky instrument
Pet odor remover for carpets
8-17-2018 at 08:59 AM
by: Dr. Oud
Rosette gluing
Hide glue can be softened with heat only, either heat your knife or apply heat with a small iron on ...
8-17-2018 at 08:50 AM
by: Dr. Oud
refinishing my 40 years old oud
Congratulations! You've just ruined your oud. Never, never, never sand the face or apply any oil bas ...
5-5-2018 at 01:51 PM
by: Dr. Oud
buzzing on the fingerboard
Don't sand the fingerboard in one spot. The fingerboard must be dead flat all the way onto the face. ...
5-5-2018 at 01:43 PM
by: Dr. Oud
restored ouds for sale
use headphones or earbuds to hear the sound clearly
3-24-2018 at 03:04 AM
by: Dr. Oud
restored ouds for sale
Anonymous oud, no label or date.. I would guess it to be at least 20 years old due to the sound and ...
3-20-2018 at 10:06 AM
by: Dr. Oud
restored ouds for sale
Hamido oud from Egypt. No date but newly built with excellent craftsmanship and tasteful decoration. ...
3-20-2018 at 09:51 AM
by: Dr. Oud
Persian Oud = Barbat? and a question on terminology
"Barbat" is also Farsi for the breast of the duck. I was told by musicians in Iran that the instrume ...
3-8-2018 at 11:36 PM
by: Dr. Oud
restored ouds for sale
I have a couple of student level ouds for sale, check it out at http://www.droud.com/for_sale.html
3-8-2018 at 07:30 PM
by: Dr. Oud
Oud building workshop
As I approach the end of my time here (on earth) I am reminded of the loss of information for buildi ...
2-12-2018 at 10:47 AM
by: Dr. Oud
Proposed Restoration
[rquote=113589&tid=17068&author=SufianSaeed]it has a decent shape not sure if making it into ...
9-13-2017 at 05:43 PM
by: Dr. Oud
Sound problem with one course of (A) strings
The strings could be too close to the fingerboard at the top nut. There should be 1/2 mm clearance a ...
9-9-2017 at 08:14 AM
by: Dr. Oud
Rosette question, any advice?
You can increase volume by using higher tension strings, but then you rick damage by pulling the bri ...
9-9-2017 at 08:05 AM
by: Dr. Oud
Looking for a good luthier in Lebanon/Beirut
The uneven notch at the peg box is not a problem except for the cosmetic or visual appearance. In sh ...
9-1-2017 at 08:21 AM
by: Dr. Oud
I have available a lavta/barbat made in 1924 by Hanna Nahhat. It has been restored to play easily an ...
8-30-2017 at 06:03 PM
by: Dr. Oud
1955 Georgy
This was made by Georgy's hand with all the original parts. The design and workmanship are unique an ...
8-20-2017 at 10:12 AM
by: Dr. Oud
DIY Electric oud : piezo question
The best pickup is a saddle transducer under a bone saddle. The GFS looks like any other, probably f ...
6-21-2017 at 07:33 AM
by: Dr. Oud
Another work in progress
I recommend parchment paper, it is the only pure cellulose paper so it has the same qualities as woo ...
6-21-2017 at 07:26 AM
by: Dr. Oud
How do I clean my fingerboard?
Cleaning the fingerboard and face can be done with alcohol on a soft cloth or paper towel. This will ...
5-25-2017 at 07:41 AM
by: Dr. Oud
Oud Construction book.
I have received a message from "Oudmaker" to rate my own book. I don't understand this request, so I ...
2-4-2017 at 10:02 AM
by: Dr. Oud
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