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Gregori timber ready for cutting

Posted by Peter Barnes on Saturday, January 23, 2021, In : New Harpsichords 
Here we have it. The timber for a Gregori Harpsichord case, lid and stand. With a nice Beech wrestplank on top.

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Like the first harpsichord I ever made.

Posted by Peter Barnes on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, In : Second-hand 
I've just bought an Italian harpsichord which has been superbly made from a Zuckermann kit in about 1976. I made my first harpsichord from the same type of kit in 1973 and have a soft spot for these little instruments. The kits were made by Wallis Zuckermann when he retired to Devon and needed something to do. 
  It is said that one summer in a garden shed will finish off any harpsichord. It is particularly true of these instruments because they were made from ply wood in order to keep down co...
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