6-COURSE RENAISSANCE SOPRANO LUTE

Based on Wendelio Venere, Padua c. 1580 (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, #C39).

String length : 44cm, bowl with 9 ribs in cypress and honey locust, soundboard in spruce with pear wood binding, bridge in corm wood, fingerboard and neck in pear wood, pegbox in maple and pear wood, pegs in ebony, nut in rosewood.

Same model as the previous one.

String length : 44cm, bowl with 13 ribs in pear wood and sorb, soundboard in spruce with pear wood binding, neck in cherry wood, fingerboard and bridge in pear wood, pegbox in walnut and corm wood, pegs in boxwood.

Restoration of a lute by Marc Fontaine from 1988. Replacement of the entire upper part of the instrument (soundboard, bridge, fingerboard and nut); correction of the inclination of the neck; application of a new varnish on the bowl.

String length: 44cm, bowl with 25 ribs in pear wood and ebony spacers, soundboard in spruce with ebony binding,neck and pegbox with ebony veneer and pear wood binding, fingerboard in rosewood, bridge in corm wood and rosewood, pegs in boxwood.

6-COURSE RENAISSANCE LUTE

String length: 51cm, bowl with 13 ribs in walnut and maple spacers, soundboard in spruce with rosewood binding,neck with rosewood veneer, fingerboard in boxwood and rosewood, bridge in corm wood and rosewood, pegbox in maple and rosewood bindings, pegs in exotic wood.

Same model as the previous one.

 

String length: 51cm, bowl with 9 ribs in walnut, soundboard in spruce with a binding matching the boxwood fingerboard, bridge in corm wood and rosewood, neck and pegbox in blackened maple, pegs in ebony.