Tag Archives: Jheronimus Bosch

Strange visitors at the shop…

Not a day goes by without a visitor in the shop; players, makers, family, friends, the local cats and dogs or an incidental Power Tools Witness spreading the word and reminding me that unplugged woodworkers will end in hell… But … Continue reading

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Jheronimus Bosch vs. Metallica

Did you know that the video clip of Metallica’s ‘Until it Sleeps’ was inspired by Jheronimus Bosch’ paintings? Like the human eating monster from “The Garden of Earthly Delights”, Adam and Eve from “The Haywain” and the crucifixion from “Ecce … Continue reading

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The Jheronimus Bosch Lute pt. 8 – Pegs and frets

After the soundboard was painted it’s time to finish the lute. On this oak model I decided to keep it very simple, by giving the whole instrument a light coat of wax. I tried this before on other instruments with great … Continue reading

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The Jheronimus Bosch Lute pt. 7 – Painting a lute…

As you know I often use paintings as inspiration for my instruments. I use them as historical sources, and look for paralels with existing instruments and between paintings of certain makers, times and places themselves. Being a visual thinker (often … Continue reading

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The Jheronimus Bosch Lute pt. 6 – Heads and nuts

It has been a while since I posted about the Bosch lute. Some other lutherie related subjects needed attention. And while this lute is just a side-project it had to wait a little while. In some forgotten moments I made … Continue reading

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The Jheronimus Bosch Lute pt.5 – a rose going public…

Last weekend Sandra and I were guests at a living history event called “The World of Jheronimus Bosch”. It was held at two locations in the city; the “Parade” next to the St. John Cathedral and in the streets around … Continue reading

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A Jheronimus Bosch lute… pt. 4 – Everything at once…

I tried to complete the Bosch lute in time for the re-enactment event next saturday . But this is about half the time it normally takes to make a lute. According to the planning it should work, but it was … Continue reading

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