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A Baroque Lute - new project
I have a particular interest in the early Scottish lute repertoire. There are five manuscript books ...
4-3-2019 at 04:36 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
Apart from the need to find a comfortable holding arrangement for the new lute I am finding difficul ...
3-14-2019 at 04:01 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
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In movin ...
3-10-2019 at 03:28 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
Now that the project lute is complete it may be of interest to compare - side by side - a Maler lut ...
3-6-2019 at 04:46 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
In case readers may be wondering what relevance an 11 course Baroque lute originally modified from a ...
3-6-2019 at 04:25 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
Thank you MattOud - glad that the project has been of interest. I have learned quite a lot from the ...
3-6-2019 at 03:33 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
Fretting is now complete so the lute is finished and ready for playing - apart from some fine adjust ...
3-5-2019 at 04:43 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
Another downside of nylon frets is that the nylon is slippery and hard to tie firmly without using a ...
3-4-2019 at 06:12 PM
by: jdowning
Building first 13 course baroque lute
There are no standardised bowl geometries of surviving lutes Baroque or otherwise. However the proce ...
3-3-2019 at 12:59 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
I notice that some members have been using SoundCloud to share audio files so lets see if this works ...
3-2-2019 at 04:21 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
With the strings at full tension tuned to D minor tuning A415 standard pitch the air resonance frequ ...
3-2-2019 at 03:42 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
The strings have now been approximately tuned and brought up to full tension. Tuning has been accomp ...
2-27-2019 at 05:32 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
All of the strings have now been fitted - a boring task so spread over three days. String selection ...
2-24-2019 at 03:13 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
The string calculations are now complete and I have sufficient Pyramid PVF and wound lute strings in ...
2-18-2019 at 04:33 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
Structural assembly of the lute is now complete awaiting fretting and stringing. The nut has been sh ...
2-12-2019 at 11:39 AM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
Time to calculate stringing for the lute.

The 11 course lute will be tuned in so called D minor t ...
2-8-2019 at 03:44 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
Due to relatively extreme cold weather conditions over the past month the relative humidity in the h ...
2-1-2019 at 05:10 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
I have no experience in playing the 11 course Baroque lute so am not sure about the optimum string s ...
1-23-2019 at 05:15 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
As work continues on varnishing the lute the final component of the lute - the nut - is under prepar ...
1-19-2019 at 03:40 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
Mary Burwell writing in her lute book circa 1660-1672 described the varnish of lutes by Laux Maler a ...
1-18-2019 at 03:01 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
A dyed wood finish is something of an experiment for me so not sure how it will turn out when varnis ...
1-16-2019 at 03:45 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
Work continues with the dyeing of the wood surfaces with several coats smoothing with fine abrasives ...
1-12-2019 at 12:15 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
To emphasise the flamed figuring of the maple the wood will be dyed prior to varnishing. The dye is ...
1-10-2019 at 05:49 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
The finger board has been finished with Lee Valley polymerized Tung oil sealer. This is a dilute so ...
1-6-2019 at 05:06 PM
by: jdowning
A Baroque Lute - new project
Detail clean up of the lute prior to finishing is now complete and finishing of the sound board surf ...
1-4-2019 at 04:16 PM
by: jdowning
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