"I have heard of people using heavy artist paper. Whatever you use, make sure it is acid free so as to avoid "foxing" (a browning that happens over time).
Another thought: Look for "parchment" in the form of thin rawhide…"
"I was really hoping someone else would reply to this, as I'd like to see what others have to say!
I have not built a baroque guitar yet, but I have incorporated the slight belly scoop into my renaissance guitars and the one vihuela I've…"
Hey, Andrew! I finally signed up for this group too because I have not one but two prospective vihuela customers. need to start doing the research. I'll be ordering some cittern strings from you in a couple of months when i finish this daSalo i'm working on. haven't had time to surf the cittern site in about a year now!
Good to see you. Thanks for all the help you gave me. I judt made a Lawrence Wright discovery. An instrument that has been identified since 1910 as a is really a vihuela varient.
Yes, I was a small part of the lute 'scene' that was going on in the S.F. area, in the '90s, with Mike Peterson and David Tayler being especially active in organizing events. I am sure we have met or anyway been at the same lute-related event, at one time or another ...
Thank you very much, Andrew. I have a bit more of material to add to that page (as well as to the others) but I'm really short of time to get it all done. Let me just say that your cittern site is absolutely brilliant in all respects and I always enjoy visiting it from time to time. Keep up the good work!