Lauri Niskanen, Luthier

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Kalevala Inspired Renaissance Lute

The neck panels are based on 20th century Finnish artists' depictions of the Kalevala epic. The rosette and pegbox designs are my own art. The body is made of figured sapele with cherry-ebony filets. 10 courses, based on the Hans Frei lute.

Pitch: f#, String length: 63 cm