The body of this instrument is carved from a single piece of wood. The floating bridge is best suited for playing with a plectrum, but a guittern can also be made with a glued-on bridge for fingerstyle playing. Inlays and black&white edge banding extra.
Pitch: a', String length: 52 cm
String length 86 cm, tuned C'FAd. This specimen was made in 2013. Can be made with 3-6 strings and in various tunings, mensurs and decorative options.
Pitch: d, String length: 86 cm
Based on a viol by Henry Jaye. Maple with inlays and carving on the back of the pegbox. The fingerboard and tailpiece are veneered with cherry and ebony. Made in 2010.
Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg MI59