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by Andres Sender
Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Bowed Stringed Instruments and Bows
Topic: Clip in Bow
Replies: 9
Views: 9507

Re: Clip in Bow

Aren't those the ones with wooden sandwich soles? Fred have you used those on bow woods? I wouldn't expect the soles to last long. I had one of that type long ago and the steel in the blade was awful. If you go down this or a similar road, if you happen to have some of the too soft Swiss brand knife...
by Andres Sender
Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Wind, Percussion, and Miscellaneous and Experimental Instruments
Topic: aulos digression
Replies: 19
Views: 22028

Re: aulos digression

For any searchers who land here early in their quest: there's been a big project to work on ancient European instruments, one of the results of which is quite a lot of progress is being made (albeit still baby steps in the big picture) toward the revival of the aulos. This blog is an excellent hub l...
by Andres Sender
Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:42 am
Forum: Bowed Stringed Instruments and Bows
Topic: Clip in Bow
Replies: 9
Views: 9507

Re: Clip in Bow

Just passing through but a clarification on black hair: -appears in about half the iconography of the pre-tourte bow per Constance Frei (you can see her talk on early bows for the 'L'Archet Revolutionnaire' exhibition on Youtube) -recommended for clip-in frogs by some modern bow makers because it is...
by Andres Sender
Thu May 17, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: Other Stringed Instruments
Topic: Lute Plans
Replies: 10
Views: 7027

Re: Lute Plans

A single rib template presupposes a semi-circular bowl, which is acceptable in come contexts but not others. The more historical you go, the less desirable such a bowl is, although some historical bowls can be 'fudged' this way if you understand the concept behind the original. Terry what are your g...