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Coston soundboard painting

Posted by Peter Barnes on Saturday, February 20, 2016, In : Soundboard painting 
The New English Harpsichord soundboard is coming on...

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New English Harpsichord Update

Posted by Peter Barnes on Sunday, February 14, 2016, In : Soundboard painting 
Jennifer is cracking on with the soundboard painting.

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Painted Soundboard anyone?

Posted by Peter Barnes on Monday, January 30, 2012, In : Soundboard painting 
Jenny has just finished this Ruckers copy:  What you see in the background is her workshop, complete with the silk painting steamer on the left. This one is for the Storr's harpsichord which is reserved for a customer. Lucky them!
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Soundboard painting finished - a guided tour:

Posted by Peter Barnes on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, In : Soundboard painting 
All hand-painted using pigments mixed with Gum Arabic, copying traditional Ruckers flowers, birds and arabesques.Thank you very much Jenny! Have a lovely time in Berlin.
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Soundboard painter at work 1

Posted by Peter Barnes on Tuesday, November 22, 2011, In : Soundboard painting 
The soundboard has a light coat of shellac. It's fun deciding where to put the bugs and the birds. Jenny is tracing the flowers lightly onto the soundboard.  
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