Lute building techniques

Reinforcing lute ribs

Paper strips are glued to each rib joint as reinforcement. This is an easy process. First cut paper strips of ...
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Assembling lute ribs

Since the ribs have been bent to the proper shape and edges trimmed to the correct angles, the lute back ...
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Making Lute Ribs

The bending tool I use is simply a piece of 1 1/4" galvanized pipe connected to an inexpensive heat gun ...
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