Early Guitars and Vihuela

A network for historic guitars and vihuelas

May 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Finished plans

I just now finished drawing the plan for the belly of the Renaissance guitar.  While I was in class learning about proportions, I decided to use proportions on the Guillaume Morlaye cover picture. I used the sting length of a renaissance guitar now owned by Akira Skamoto of this forum and divided that by the string length in the picture and that was the scale factor. I's trying to get my dad to get me spruce from Old World Tonewoods And when I get the wood I'll get right to work. I might…

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Added by Javier Rivera on May 15, 2011 at 2:22 — 2 Comments

Looking for a 19th century guitar for sale.

I'm interested in buying a guitar from 19th century and early 20th, please contact me for details.

 

Cheers!

Pat Servant

pservant@hotmail.com

Added by Pat Servant ''Servantes'' on May 9, 2011 at 18:34 — No Comments

LuthierBuilt marks 6 months online by helping musicians find musical instrument artisans in 26 countries

One of the up-front objectives for LuthierBuilt is for it to become a truly international venue, as opposed to one focused on a single country or region. The goal is to help musicians and artisans connect in all countries where English is a commonly-spoken language. Only 6-plus months into being online, the site is well on its way to meeting this objective.



See the newsletter article for the list of countries, and for… Continue

Added by Bob Newby on May 2, 2011 at 16:18 — No Comments

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