The rosewood travel lute has a body made of eleven solid rosewood staves, a rosewood neck and rosewood fingerboard. The peg box is solid rosewood attached at an angle of 135 degrees to reduce the depth of the instrument. The tuning pegs and end pin are rosewood. The soundboard is made out of European spruce. There are eight nylon frets and four rosewood frets. The recommended tuning is E2 E3 G2 G3 A2 A3 D3 D4 G3 G3 B3 B3 E4 E4 A4 (Ee Gg Aa dd’ gg bb e’e’ a’). A nylon draw string bag is included.
Peg Box: Rosewood
Soundboard Bracing: Spruce
Tuning Pegs: Rosewood
Scale Length: 572mm
Overall dimensions: 813mm length, 235mm width, and 165mm depth
Nut Width: 216mm
Weight: Approximately Without Draw String Bag: 0.79 kg or 1.75 pounds.
Weight: Approximately With Draw String Bag: 1.36 kg or 2 pounds.
Draw string bag weighs 3 ozs.
- Roosebeck 8-Course Travel Lute, Rosewood (Package Of 2)