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4 course diatonic bass cittern (2008), 62 cm mensur

  • Woods: Hard Maple (sides, neck, fingerboard, pegbox, bridge, back), Cocobolo [dalbergia spp.] (back, pegs, strap button, side scrolls), Sitka Spruce (top - single piece), Ebony (fret wedges), Pearwood (rosette).
  • Other: Bone nut and saddle. End pins are made from 6mm cloisonné beads and brass nails.
  • Finish: Shellac sealer and color coats followed by oil varnish.
  • Notes: Model based on my own design. Some images also show my other 4c diatonic (2006) for size comparison.

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