The Anobium Punctatum
Yes, another build finished. The Anobium Puctatum is ready and looks rather smart. The cut of bridge piezo works and although, next time, we would use 4mm threaded rod instead of the 3mm one, the tuners work fine.
The last thing we had to make was a tailpiece. To keep in line with the fretboard and biscuit-bridge we decided to make our own wooden hinge.
The tuners worked out fine. However there is enough room on the headstock for a 4mm threaded rod system like on the Tribute to Amalia Rodrigues. Yes, we could do better knots to attach the strings to the wingnuts...
We're happy with the result. The way it looks, the way it handles and the way it sound acoustically as well as amplified by the bridge piezo. A sound-check video will be up as soon as possible.
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The Creative Couple
They are living in a 200 year old cottage on a lonely hill in the rural heart of Portugal. Next to working on the Triple Chaos creative instruments in the "Not Just Sawdust" woodwork and recycling workshop, they're running the Bluesbarn Studio, make video's, write poems and books, paint, build marionettes and other puppets, love, welcome guests, and enjoy life their way.