This Deluxe 8 Course Lute features 25 fluted Sheesham staves that have white pinstripes in between. The neck, bridge, end peg and tuning pegs/levers are also made out of sheesham. The nut is bone. It has 4 nylon wound strings and 11 rectified nylon strings. The sound board is made out of Canadian spruce wood and its one sound hole has an intricate laser cut design. There is also a beautiful laser cut design on the back of peg box. Included are a padded hard case, extra string. Free Shipping.
This lute has 8 nylon frets on neck and 4 finished sheesham frets on sound board. The bridge is made out of sheesham, a nute of bone, with a top plate made out of lace wood and has a mustache shape.
This instrument is made for a right handed player and you can easily attach a strap for playing because of end peg.
The tuning method for instrument is the normal 8 course tuning, but varies depending on player preference: (from high to low) G4, D4, D4, A3, A3, F3, F3, C4, C3, G3, G2, F3, F2, D3, D2.
Accessories included are a hard case and the book, Learning to Play the Lute (LUTB).
Body/Bowl: 18 inches in length, 6.5 inches in width and 12 inches in height
Neck at Nut: 2.75 inches in width
Neck at Body Joint: 3.25 inches in width
Nut: 2.75 inches in width, .25 inches in height. Made from sheesham and has string slots
Scale Length: 23.5 inches
*15 sheesham tuning pegs/levers