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That is beautiful, with the back ground. Are you using a kit for the springs and tuning screws? Or all be hand? Well done.
 

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That is beautiful, with the back ground. Are you using a kit for the springs and tuning screws? Or all be hand? Well done.

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Thanks. It's all individual parts. The tuning pins are zither pins. The top pegs are cribbage pegs. And the strings are the B and E strings from a guitar. I can give you some links if you want.
 

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I would appreciate that. These are on my to build list, they interest me and would make a nice new home gift.
 

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Thanks George. I have a lathe, so I could try to turn the balls.
 

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Another beautiful project! I agree the maple gives a impression of movement. Thanks for listing the resources as well.
 

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I need to do some more research on these, best wood to use for the sound board.
 

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Very nicely done!
 

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Very nice. I love it!
 

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WOW, how great is that? Really great!
 

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I need to do some more research on these, best wood to use for the sound board.
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I wouldn't worry about it too much. By the time I add all the different woods for the marquetry, there's a whole mish mash of different stuff in there and it still produces sound. But I suppose if you want something loud it could be worth using the right. There are plenty of sites that talk about the best tone woods. Maple, myrtle, sitka spruce, aftrican mahogany are just a few.
 
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