8-Course Lute Rosewood with a natural finish. There are 4 nylon wound strings and 11 rectified nylon strings. Its body has Rosewood scalloped staves that have white pinstripes in between and the neck, nut, bridge, end peg and tuning pegs/levers are also made out of Rosewood. The sound board of a 8-Course Lute Rosewood is made out of Canadian cedar wood and its one sound hole has an intricate laser cut design. There is also a beautiful laser cut design on the back of peg box. This lute has 8 nylon frets on neck and 4 finished Rosewood frets on sound board. The bridge is made out of Rosewood with a top plate made out of cedar and has a moustache shape.
The tuning method for instrument is the normal 8 course tuning, but varies depending on player preference: (from high to low) G4, D4, D4, A3, A3, F3, F3, C4, C3, G3, G2, F3, F2, D3, D2. This instrument is made for a right handed player and you can easily attach a strap for playing because of end peg.
Accessories included are a padded gig bag and the book,
Learning to Play the Lute (LUTB).
Neck at Nut: 2.79 inches in width
Neck at Body Joint: 3.3 inches in width
Nut: 2.79 inches in width, .23 inches in height. Made from Rosewood and has string slots
Scale Length: 23.68 inches
15 Rosewood tuning pegs/levers