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Voboam: Guitars fit for a king

It’s probably the most well known name when it comes to baroque guitars: Voboam. Rather than a single maker, there is a whole dynasty of luthiers, spanning almost a century. It started with pater familias René Voboam, whose 1641 guitar … Continue reading

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Drawing the Sellas Theorbo

By now you probably know that I never simply copy an instrument from a plan. Often the instruments have deformed over time or were never symmetrical to begin with. And there is always a margin of precision while making. The … Continue reading

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