Bahar Ossareh: On Nails Lesson on Tonebase

Nail care, nail problems, and the use of nails in playing the classical guitar.
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Bahar Ossareh: On Nails Lesson on Tonebase

Post by guit-box » Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:24 pm

A very thorough video with closeups on filing nails. I suppose it's nothing new, but she uses a more extreme left-to-right sloping ramp or rounded ramp on her nails that's not as common in other lessons on nail filing that I've seen. I've seen a photo of David Russell's nails that looked similar. I think it's good to see the variations in the way people file their nails since it validates the fact that many shapes work, it's quite individual. It's a pay website ($12 per month) but well worth it imo.

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Re: Bahar Ossareh: On Nails Lesson on Tonebase

Post by guit-box » Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:12 pm

She also talks about filing and polishing the callous skin along with the nail, which is something new to me. I have some rough skin on the left side of the nails and this does seem to help a bit.

Here nails are maybe a little more sloped and a little more rounded, but similar to this:
https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/120 ... grS9A.jpeg
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