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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 9:19 am 
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Walnut
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First name: Johnny
Last Name: Notte
City: Thessaloniki
State: Thessaloniki
Zip/Postal Code: 56422
Country: Greece
Focus: Build
Status: Amateur
Here is a presentation of the new instrument i build, a greek baglamas. Baglamas is a very short scale bouzouki used mostly for 'rembetiko' music.
The woods i used are, Body- white limba, top- german spruce, neck-maple with ebony, and fretboard- ebony
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and here is the video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeUgim_f-_I&feature=plcp


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:29 pm 
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Joined: Mon Apr 23, 2012 9:50 am
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First name: Phil
Last Name: Hartline
City: Warrior
State: Alabama
Country: USA
Focus: Build
Status: Amateur
That's very interesting, I've never seen one before. Interesting sound.

So is the back one piece? I'm curious to how it was made, was it carved like a bowl?

Nice work!

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:34 pm 
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Location: chicagoland, illinois
City: chicagoland
State: illinois
Country: usa
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i like it!
very stout looking neck.
i too am curious about the bowl...looks like it was carved out, in the pics


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2012 7:32 pm 
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Joined: Mon Jul 27, 2009 7:52 am
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First name: Big
Last Name: Jim
State: Deep in the heart of Bluegrass
Country: usa
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Kewl , strong sound . How about doing a Build here from start to finish with Pics ? [:Y:]

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:51 am 
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First name: Johnny
Last Name: Notte
City: Thessaloniki
State: Thessaloniki
Zip/Postal Code: 56422
Country: Greece
Focus: Build
Status: Amateur
thanx! yes the bowl is carved out! soon i will upload the pics from the start of this project


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2013 11:07 am 
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First name: Bryan
Last Name: Bear
City: St. Louis
State: Mo
Country: USA
Focus: Build
Status: Amateur
Cool, keep posting your projects!

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 9:39 am 
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First name: David
Last Name: Lane
City: Corryton
State: Tennessee
Zip/Postal Code: 37721
Country: United States
Focus: Build
Status: Amateur
Very cool, and a lefty as well ;)

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 20, 2013 9:55 pm 
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Joined: Wed Dec 29, 2004 1:33 pm
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Location: United States
First name: Dennis
Last Name: Ecklund
City: Athens
State: AL
Zip/Postal Code: 35611
Country: USA
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I really like the sound. It reminds me a little of my tiple. Looking forward to the pics.

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