This eight course lute has a natural finish and is made for a right handed player. You can easily attach your own shoulder strap for playing to the end peg.
The body has Rosewood staves accented white pinstripes in between. The neck, end peg and tuning pegs are also made out of Rosewood. The nut is bone. The mustached bridge is Rosewood, a top section of lacewood adds elegance and strength. The sound board is made out of Canadian spruce and the single sound hole has an intricate laser cut design. This lute has 8 nylon frets on neck and 4 finished Rosewood frets on sound board. There are 4 nylon wound strings and 11 rectified nylon strings in seven courses of two strings and one course of a single string.
The tuning for this Lute is the normal 8 course tuning, but can vary depending on player preference. We suggest, from high to low: G4, D4, D4, A3, A3, F3, F3, C4, C3, G3, G2, F3, F2, D3, D2.
Body/Bowl: 18 inches in length, 7 inches in height and 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 sheesham and has string slots
Scale Length: 23.68 inches
15 Rosewood tuning pegs
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.