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Cleaning fingerboard video
Everyone has their own tricks it seems.

I really cannot stand the smell of Mineral Spirits so I ...
4-24-2017 at 06:28 AM
by: SamirCanada
Proposed Restoration
Just realized you are in ATL, you can go to the highland woodworker. I wish I had a store like it ne ...
4-19-2017 at 12:55 PM
by: SamirCanada
old oud identification
Hi Onglon,
I am gonna say this oud is probably not 50 years old, it would mean it was made in 1967 ...
4-19-2017 at 12:45 PM
by: SamirCanada
Proposed Restoration
Most definitely fake... sorry
4-18-2017 at 03:39 PM
by: SamirCanada
Removing pickguard (wood veneer)
that's a great trick.. I am sure it will work fine for hide glue.
4-6-2017 at 06:24 AM
by: SamirCanada
Removing pickguard (wood veneer)
yes wrong... chisel will dig into the spruce top.

take a clothing iron and a slightly moistened ...
4-3-2017 at 05:53 AM
by: SamirCanada
Peter Kyvelos
Never met him but had the greatest admiration. Rest in peace.
4-3-2017 at 05:39 AM
by: SamirCanada
Seeking Trad Arabic Christian Song with "Catchy" Melody
Fairuz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrKPP4FU8fE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hduXnCao4I
ht ...
3-31-2017 at 05:21 PM
by: SamirCanada
Floating bridge wood: Padouk or Rosewood?
I think like Jody said, they will all work wonderfully. As long as the wood is hard it should be a s ...
3-30-2017 at 12:44 PM
by: SamirCanada
Sandi Kit Project
I would say its about 87 degrees, so not quite 90 degree parallel.

Basically if you put the oud ...
3-28-2017 at 12:35 PM
by: SamirCanada
Sandi Kit Project
With a thin kerf Japanese saw. Cut it down on the glue line.

You wont be able to reassemble with ...
3-27-2017 at 08:38 AM
by: SamirCanada
Sandi Kit Project
you can just sand down the correct angle at the neck joint. no need for a wedge. Getting the action ...
3-27-2017 at 05:27 AM
by: SamirCanada
Cairo congress 1932
JONO that is amazing :)

thanks for sharing. what a treasure.
3-23-2017 at 10:59 AM
by: SamirCanada
My first oud
tru oil is a varnish that will dry on top of the wood. What happens is after playing for a few weeks ...
3-22-2017 at 08:49 AM
by: SamirCanada
My first oud
Leave it to wood. you can put some lemon oil on it if you want to condition it a little bit.
3-22-2017 at 05:37 AM
by: SamirCanada
C F A D G C Tuning
That oud sounds tuned lower, I don't use a tuner mind you. As you said it can damage the oud to tune ...
3-19-2017 at 06:10 PM
by: SamirCanada
Thoughts on Lebanese luthiers
Lute makers typically make their own pegs, also plumwood is a traditional wood for lutes as is other ...
3-13-2017 at 08:49 AM
by: SamirCanada
Thoughts on Lebanese luthiers
I wasn't clear, we are saying the same thing. The AKG stick on Mic is great! and when you aren't pla ...
3-13-2017 at 07:58 AM
by: SamirCanada
Thoughts on Lebanese luthiers
I think you would be more than pleased with ouds from any of these makers. They would all be an impr ...
3-13-2017 at 05:55 AM
by: SamirCanada
My review of Pyramid black nylon set, plus soundclip
Could you please make us a little video or sound sample so we can hear it?
3-4-2017 at 03:35 PM
by: SamirCanada
My new oud, achieved by Thomas Dauge, Luthier near Bordeaux (France)
The most important thing Suz is that you love the instrument :)

But on the topic, I think it may ...
2-17-2017 at 06:37 AM
by: SamirCanada
Old Arabic Ouds
Any idea how trust worthy the guy is? How about shipping is it something they want to be involved wi ...
2-16-2017 at 07:22 PM
by: SamirCanada
My new oud, achieved by Thomas Dauge, Luthier near Bordeaux (France)
Hey Khalil! nice to see you here brother. Alors tu viens visiter bientot?

Suz, the oud looks bea ...
2-16-2017 at 06:47 AM
by: SamirCanada
Loaded Nylgut
Hi Brian, even for the D strings?
2-7-2017 at 06:22 AM
by: SamirCanada
Zeryab Oud neck adjustment
looks like there is some kind of threaded insert. Actually it looks like it has begun imbedding in t ...
1-9-2017 at 06:35 AM
by: SamirCanada
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