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Musical Instruments Restoration #6: Bandurria Rib Glued

07-06-2013 03:15 PM by BertFlores58 | 4 comments »

Here is the progress of the Bandurria picolo continued from this blog. Nothing much done but this is the most crucial part in the assembly. The ribs both the starboard and port (left and right side) is difficult to clamp and glue. I have to think a lot on how to do it. The photos below will explain it. As it looks like a mummy wrap around by a garter (1 inch width). How long? I dont know. Aside from the garter, there is also a rubber strips of 1 inch width and 1/8 inch thick. Als...

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Musical Instruments Restoration #4: Bandurria Picolo Progress

07-01-2013 05:44 AM by BertFlores58 | 5 comments »

Here I am back with the restoration of the Picolo (Soprano).. This is the continuation of this blog. Last Saturday and Sunday, I made a big progress giving attention to the back plate and assembly. Here are the photo and some of my important notes on them. The back plate with the supports and ribwork. Not to many clamps were used here. The back plate completed. In order to add more strength on the front plate (soundboard), support been added. I hope this will not affect the s...

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Musical Instruments Restoration #3: Bandurria - Key of E

07-01-2013 04:17 AM by BertFlores58 | 3 comments »

As you know, this series is not a real sequel where numbering is not arranged chronological. Just look and see where the continuation of each. Though, all of the posts deals with my new line of skill development in restoring musical instruments from my family heritage, there are a lot of learning ideas based on my experiences. I am just an amateur that looks to the possibilities of rectifying those difficulties using only available resources. So this is one new instrument again…. ...

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Musical Instruments Restoration #1: Bandurria Picolo

06-25-2013 12:36 PM by BertFlores58 | 7 comments »

Quite a break for me… without post in the lj. I was just reading and viewing to be updated. Here back to same hobby. Glad that the old musical instrument was taken cared by my late father in the province where i grow up. With the condition that is nearly beyond repair, made myself available to try restoring it. In return, the challenge is really interesting. Bandurria is a spanish origin. The Philippines made a variation to make it 14 strings from original of 12. The body ...

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