Are you a bard? Do you know aNY status effect tunes?This seems like a good time to share my passion.
Here we have my first mandolin, a Gretsch New Yorker.
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My 1900s bowlback mandolin.
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(I have two other mandolins that are not pictured, one is a generic wineburst color mandolin and the other is a folksy looking locally made mandolin with a nice rattlesnake marquetry pattern on the back.)
My Eddy Finn cigar box ukulele
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My 1970s balalaika
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My Descant Renaissance lute by Roosebeck
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I feel inclined to include this because it is a rather pricey book about how a lute is made, and much of my interest comes from the construction and appearance of instruments themselves. I intend to put the information in this book to use someday and build a lute myself.
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I have an obsession with folk instruments and historical instruments (particularly stringed) and I have a laundry list of instruments to add to my collection. When I have the time and resources I intend to build a few myself, especially ones that aren't common enough to readily buy.
I intend learn as many instruments I own as possible.