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"Third course octaves were discussed, as both Martyn and Monica will know, a very lon…"

Peter Forrester replied Aug 30, 2017 to Stringing of the early four course guitar (again......)

32 Sep 5, 2017
Reply by Monica Hall

"It is 30 years since I looked seriously at guitar string lengths, but I did measure…"

Peter Forrester replied Oct 27, 2016 to baroque guitar historical models

6 Oct 27, 2016
Reply by Davide Bortolai

"I don't know if it is the complete work, but a reprint was published by Minkoff in19…"

Peter Forrester replied Jul 25, 2016 to Minguet e Yrol

2 Jul 25, 2016
Reply by Juan Pablo Pira

"I don't think it quite answers any of your questions, but may I suggest that my litt…"

Peter Forrester replied Jul 3, 2016 to Vermeer's painting The Guitar Player

9 Jul 25, 2016
Reply by Bill Brettschneider

"It sounds as though you have skin suitable for drums?  Much will depend on the glue…"

Peter Forrester replied Jan 26, 2016 to Parchment preparation?

2 Jan 26, 2016
Reply by Antonio Hernández

"Apologies for quality - an (accidental) flash photo taken when the overmantel was in…"

Peter Forrester replied Oct 31, 2015 to Odd soundhole placement in renaissance guitars

9 Feb 27, 2016
Reply by Dr. Christopher Page

"You will know that there are many lute depictions which have similarly placed roses,…"

Peter Forrester replied Oct 31, 2015 to Odd soundhole placement in renaissance guitars

9 Feb 27, 2016
Reply by Dr. Christopher Page

"Not quite an answer to your question, but I'd recommend a wedge-shaped fingerboard,…"

Peter Forrester replied Sep 20, 2015 to Baroque guitar neck/body joint advice

6 Dec 4, 2015
Reply by Gavin Cawley

"It is some time since I last made a guitar, and I am not a guitarist, but I think th…"

Peter Forrester replied Oct 31, 2014 to Ideal String Length

11 Nov 1, 2014
Reply by eleusis antionadis

"I couldn't find this image by googling Manfredi or Rombouts.  From Artothek's site I…"

Peter Forrester replied Oct 4, 2014 to Unidentified painting

26 Oct 29, 2016
Reply by Chuck Goerke

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