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The Holy Grail

One of my lutherie teachers always said that instrument makers are always in search of the Holy Grail… Well, last week I found one while making a theorbo… Advertisements

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Making a helmet

This little movie is quite useful. There are some great ideas in there, like how to make the shape of the helmet. I usually make tempates for the parts of wearables like these with masking tape. Just apply multiple layers, … Continue reading

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Work on the theorbos continues…

Last week has been quite busy… Both musicians who commissioned the theorbos visited the shop. One of the things I like is that they are both around my age. People often seem to think Early Music is something for “old” … Continue reading

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The plague doctor

Since long I wanted to do something with the plague. Yes, that sounded weird, I know. One of the most influential pandemics in the middle ages. The various outbreaks changed the course of history. Subsequently killing one fourth to half … Continue reading

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Huge news…

It has been a while, and I got a little bit caught up in the end-of-year madness. After two days of Christmas obligations it’s great to be back at the workbench. I’m off to a flying start. The new year … Continue reading

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