Large Bowed Psaltery

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Project by amagineer posted 04-17-2011 01:31 PM 1441 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first Bowed Psaltery. I made it out of Curly Maple and Bubinga.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#1 posted 04-17-2011 11:19 PM

The grain is hypnotic. Through the stings it almost seems fluid.

Great piece.

-- Anthony

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#2 posted 04-18-2011 02:10 AM

Thanks for the comment. You should see the small bowed psaltery up close. The purpleheart has lavender flames throughout. I just bought a 2×7 x 60 piece of purpleheart. You never know what you are getting until you plane off the skin.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#3 posted 04-18-2011 05:35 AM


All-around lovely!


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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