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Sabionari Guitar details
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Hi Guys, This is my first post on this site, I've been stalking the forum for a while though :-)I'm interested in building a guitar based off the Stradivari Sabionari design, but can't seem to find…Continue

Tags: stradivarius, guitar, baroque, sabionari

Started this discussion. Last reply by Karan Singh Feb 23, 2016.

 

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Karan Singh replied to Karan Singh's discussion Sabionari Guitar details
"Thanks for the detailed message Alexander!  I found the link to the google books page yesterday as well, and noted the dimensions as a starting point :-)  So on the soundboard, you're saying use a ladder bracing system, with only two…"
Feb 23, 2016
Gavin Cawley replied to Karan Singh's discussion Sabionari Guitar details
"Thank you for the last paragraph in particular, I am trying to make a guitar based on the Hill instrument and I was a bit concerned at the idea of an unbraced back, and I will certainly follow your recommendation."
Feb 22, 2016
Alexander Batov replied to Karan Singh's discussion Sabionari Guitar details
"Dear Karan, On the following link, scroll to p.214, where you will find all the necessary measurements.:…"
Feb 21, 2016
Karan Singh replied to Karan Singh's discussion Sabionari Guitar details
"Thanks Martyn,  Yes, I've read about the issues due to age and modifications over the years. I'm actually more interested in building a guitar dimensioned like the Sabionari - doesn't have to be exact, but the body shape should…"
Feb 20, 2016
Martyn Hodgson replied to Karan Singh's discussion Sabionari Guitar details
"Note that this instrument has been very heavily repaired and 'restored'.  Little, if any, original barring is present and the neck, peghead, bridge, are not original Strad.  Indeed, the latest neck is too long in relation to the…"
Feb 19, 2016
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Sabionari Guitar details

Hi Guys, This is my first post on this site, I've been stalking the forum for a while though :-)I'm interested in building a guitar based off the Stradivari Sabionari design, but can't seem to find any blueprints online. There are a couple of sites that show the construction, but none with dimensions. Would any of you be able to help or point me in the right direction please? ThanksKaranSee More
Feb 18, 2016
Karan Singh left a comment for Rocky Mjos
"happy to be a part of this! Thank you :-)  Hope to learn and share a lot with the other members Karan"
Nov 23, 2015
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"Welcome to the EG+V network, Karan!"
Nov 23, 2015
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At 4:48 on November 23, 2015, Rocky Mjos said…

Welcome to the EG+V network, Karan!

 
 
 

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