14-string classical guitar

Discussion of all aspects of multi-string guitars, namely those with 7 or more strings.
HNLim
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Re: 14-string classical guitar

Postby HNLim » Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:41 am

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Finally! I managed to put on the strings on the 14-string. Still need some fine adjustment. Overall I am extremely happy at the result. This guitar has very loud and powerful treble. See how the sound settle down in the next few days. Still need some work finding the right string especially on the sub-basses. Any help will be useful.

Oh dear!!!! I am already making plans for a 15-string guitar.
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Bob
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Re: 14-string classical guitar

Postby Bob » Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:07 pm

That looks incredible, would love to hear how she sounds! Looking forward to following the 15 string build :D

soltirefa
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Re: 14-string classical guitar

Postby soltirefa » Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:26 pm

Very nice-looking instrument. I was trying to read what that music is on the stand next to it. Kudos for having the skill necessary to make a guitar like that.


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