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.
Body/Bowl: 18 inches in length, 6.25 inches in and height 12.25 inches in width
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
Moreover, A tuning tool and extra string set are included. Gig bag sold separately.
We can manufacture these Lutes in other various woods which customer chooses. Please contact and check with us for the woods available.