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man-hours to make a baroque guitar, and archlute
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Hi friends,Could anyone please tell me the difference in man-hours to make a baroque guitar, (without the rosette) vs. an archlute, or any double-neck lute with no more than 15 ribs? (liutto…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jan van Cappelle Mar 5.

 

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Jan van Cappelle replied to Claudio Solares's discussion man-hours to make a baroque guitar, and archlute
"When you have never built one before, a lute like instrument is a whole different species than a guitar. What kind of baroque guitar did he make? Flat back or bowl back?"
Mar 5
Mark Day replied to Claudio Solares's discussion man-hours to make a baroque guitar, and archlute
"Depending on your location, I would seek out another luthier who specializes in lutes or "early" instruments for more reasons than just man-hour costs. Most luthiers specialize in a certain area. It's not to say that if you have been…"
Mar 2
Claudio Solares replied to Claudio Solares's discussion man-hours to make a baroque guitar, and archlute
"THanks Antonio. Yes, we are setting the price. He is a fine luthier who has made mostly ukuleles and charangos. Last year he made his first Baroque guitar for me, which turned out beautiful. Next I got the lute construction book from the lute…"
Jan 9
Antonio Hernández replied to Claudio Solares's discussion man-hours to make a baroque guitar, and archlute
"Hello The 'man-hours' approach is a tricky one whenever outside the factory line. I don't want to romanticize, but the making of an instrument extends for beyond than the handicraft itself. Are you two bargaining about the price? If…"
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man-hours to make a baroque guitar, and archlute

Hi friends,Could anyone please tell me the difference in man-hours to make a baroque guitar, (without the rosette) vs. an archlute, or any double-neck lute with no more than 15 ribs? (liutto attiorbato, solo theorbo, etc) I know the ornamentation is a tricky affair because the baroque guitars' inlays are part of the soundboard & peghead so these can't be left out, but let's talk about the basic archlute with no ornamentation. My luthier is arguing that making an archlute is equivalent to…See More
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At 10:08 on October 27, 2015, Barron Moon said…

Hi,
is nice meeting you here.If I could have just one wish,I would wish to wake up everyday to the sound of your breath on my neck,you are beautiful!can we be friends?My name is Barron Moon,i am a UN marine Soldier.Please,Can i have your email ID so that we can communicate from there? My email id is (barronmoon(AT)hotmail.com) I look forward hearing from you.
Bye With love
Barron Moon.

Hola,
es un placer conocerte aquí.Si pudiera tener sólo un deseo, me gustaría despertar todos los días con el sonido de su respiración en mi cuello, eres hermosa! podemos ser amigos? Mi nombre es Barron Luna, soy una ONU marina Soldier.Please, puedo tener su ID de correo electrónico para que podamos comunicar a partir de ahí? Mi correo electrónico de identificación es (barronmoon (AT) hotmail.com) Espero oír de usted.
Adiós Con amor
Barron Luna.

At 5:12 on April 29, 2010, Rocky Mjos said…
Welcome to the network, Claudio! -- R
 
 
 

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