6 course renaissance lute

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Jo Dusepo
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6 course renaissance lute

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Here's a 6 course renaissance lute I built for a customer in the USA.
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Sound and video sample here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQfQ0r6u618
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Nice looking and sounding lute.

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Lovely! Do you hand cut/carve the rosette? What do you use as a backing ? Bob

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Clay Schaeffer wrote:Nice looking and sounding lute.
Thanks!
Bob Orr wrote:Lovely! Do you hand cut/carve the rosette? What do you use as a backing ? Bob
Thanks! Yes I carve all my rosettes by hand with skalpels. I use a cutting mat underneath.
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The rosette looks like the same pattern I used on my 11 course lute. Back then it took me a full 2 days to do it. I would not have the patience any more.

Nice work.

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Simon Magennis wrote:The rosette looks like the same pattern I used on my 11 course lute. Back then it took me a full 2 days to do it. I would not have the patience any more.

Nice work.
Wow, 2 days! This took me just over 2 hours but spread over 2 days. I only do an hour at a time then come back to it, as I've heard staring at it too long can be bad on the eyes (I say whilst staring at computers too much! :lol: )
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