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  1. Modern Cittern or Irish Bouzouki just completed

    https://i.imgur.com/Lbx2LjP.jpg
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    Brescian or Cremonese mandolin

    Another instrument just completed. This is one of those wider bodied Brescian/Cremonese mandolins from the later 19th and early 20th centuries.
    https://i.imgur.com/EB9DfRw.jpg
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    Re: Baroque mandolin

    The customer playing it (though they are playing a medieval song, not a baroque one!):
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    Baroque mandolin

    Here's a baroque mandolin I built:

    https://i.imgur.com/sU7HXRq.jpg
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    6 course early renaissance lute

    6 course early renaissance lute, based on this painting and others:...
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    A baroque mandolin and a Brescian/Cremonese mandolin resting on top of my home-made thickness sander...
    https://i.imgur.com/aRiIqfQ.jpg
    ...and the same two instruments, with a renaissance lute in...
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    A Brescian/Cremonese mandolin coming along...
    https://i.imgur.com/35nkO26.jpg
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    7 course renaissance lute

    Completed today. Took a little longer than usual due to stopping for the recent holidays. Built this for a customer in Sweden.

    https://i.imgur.com/uXjQqUF.jpg
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    Re: Scale length for an octave mandolin build

    I've seen a wide range, from about 500-580mm. 520mm seems common.
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    Re: R.G. Noyes' Octave mandolin

    Just to confirm, for the avoidance of doubt, I am not the seller and have no financial interest.
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    https://i.imgur.com/YY7dX6V.jpg

    Here's my attempt at improvising over the chords from Django Rheinhart's 'Minor Swing':


    I've been trying to practice each day over the holidays to improve my...
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    R.G. Noyes' Octave mandolin

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Octave-Mandolin-R-G-Noyes-beautiful-unique/324014069774?hash=item4b70be580e:g:3P4AAOSwgOdd6Yhl

    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/3P4AAOSwgOdd6Yhl/s-l500.jpg...
  13. Armenian (soviet) 1970's electric mandolin monstrosity

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/1970s-Armenian-made-Electric-Mandolin-RESTOMOD/143441338807?hash=item2165c521b7:g:g1kAAOSwIvddwijW

    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/g1kAAOSwIvddwijW/s-l1600.jpg
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    One baroque mandolin and one Brescian/Cremonese mandolin coming soon!

    https://i.imgur.com/kgsZ81U.jpg
    https://i.imgur.com/l9VrlNu.jpg

    I may also offer a Lombardic one of the same shape as the...
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    Current goings on...
    https://i.imgur.com/EE5bkuc.jpg
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    Re: Bowlbacks of Note

    Thanks both! Wolle means wool btw, but I doubt they're made of wool. Perhaps a brand name or a reference to the softer sound (compared to other plectrums).
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    Re: 1890 5 course bandurria

    During the baroque period (1600–1730), and they were strung with gut. In fact I've just found on Wikipedia this original 6 course gut-strung bandurria from the 18th century:...
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Korobeniki, a tradtional Russian song (made famous by Tetris)
  19. 'G. Reali' flat carved back French mandolin

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Mandoline-ancienne-G-REALI-siecle-dernier/133264777277?hash=item1f0733203d:g:VgcAAOSwsCddmLWu

    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/VgcAAOSwsCddmLWu/s-l1600.jpg...
  20. Another renaissance vihuela de mano I've just completed

    This is for a customer in the USA.

    https://i.imgur.com/6HqkVv0.jpg
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    That's a 4-string domra, tuned the same as a mandolin (the 3 string version is tuned in fourths).

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domra
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    Re: Cleaning Mold From Inside a Guitar?

    Grim Story :disbelief: but great job :mandosmiley:
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    My attempt at playing a traditional Armenian song in 7/8 called 'Sevani Tsgnorsner' (Fishermen of Lake Sevan). Still needs more practice but getting there!


    How it should sound:...
  24. Choro with tenor guitar / choro com viol„o tenor

    Found this recently, thought you lot might also like :) . Starts at 14 seconds in.



    P.S. Put it here since it's a video, but if would be better in the tenor guitar section, feel free to move...
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    Re: Women with Mandolins

    That's probably a gittern. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gittern
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