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- 5-course (pairs of strings)
 

20-3/8" scale
tuned GDAEB

Last coats of lacquer before final polish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note the bent rosewood pieces on the neck of the doll's head.
They were bent using sigother's hair curling iron :-)
for which I got my butt whooped!

Note silver Celtic knot with opal chips inlaid.
The whole point was to make a
modern medieval-looking instrument.

 

 

Doll's head with opal and ivory ring . . .
Kenny from South Park?
Eight pieces of rosewood book-matched top plate.

Opal inlays on fret board

 

The bridge is Zircote wood.

 

Tailpiece

 

Opus Scutum . . . Look it up in the O.E.D., the most obscure pun in the world.

   

Cittern in case

 

Friend, CD Evans, trying out the cittern

   
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