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    Jo Dusepo, luthier Dusepo's Avatar
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    Default Re: Pygmy Sitar

    Sounds great!

    I once tried a similar experiment once by simply replacing the bridge on a cheap steel-string guitar with a sitar bridge. I never did the scalloped frets though.
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    Default Re: Pygmy Sitar

    Not the same thing but here's a travel sitar:

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/BUY-SITAR-W...UAAOSwd2xXQHaA

    "This Sitar is made from toon wood".
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    Default Re: Pygmy Sitar

    Not the same thing but here's a travel sitar:

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/BUY-SITAR-W...UAAOSwd2xXQHaA

    "This Sitar is made from toon wood"
    Cabin Fever String Band, Bill Gorby and the Musical Mercenaries

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    Default Re: Pygmy Sitar

    Quote Originally Posted by jim simpson View Post
    Not the same thing but here's a travel sitar:

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/BUY-SITAR-W...UAAOSwd2xXQHaA

    "This Sitar is made from toon wood"
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toona
    I am a luthier specialising in historical and world stringed instruments. You can see more info at my website.

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    Default Re: Pygmy Sitar

    I get it Toona/toon wood not tune wood, lol!
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    Default Re: Pygmy Sitar

    Quote Originally Posted by jim simpson View Post
    I get it Toona/toon wood not tune wood, lol!
    Ah! Did you think it was a typo of tonewood? Sorry I hadn't even thought of that!
    I am a luthier specialising in historical and world stringed instruments. You can see more info at my website.

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