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J. Wood Signature 8 Course Renaissance Lute after Hieber

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J. Wood Signature 8 Course Renaissance Lute after Hieber with semi-rigid gig case.

Our exclusive range of 6, 7 and 8-course signature lutes are designed after an original by Hieber, and feature a stunning two-tone lacewood and walnut bowl and an attractive rosewood pegbox. Whether you’re looking for a premium lute or to upgrade your current instrument, these responsive, high-quality lutes have a balanced and rounded tone, and act as a step up from our student-level Heritage range. The instruments are strung with Aquila Nylgut strings and supplied in a semi-rigid gig case.

Tuning: Standard tuning (Renaissance in G)

Ribs: Lacewood & Walnut
Soundboard: Sitka Spruce 
Pegbox: Walnut
Fingerboard: Walnut
Pegs: Cocuswood 
Nut: Bone
String Length: 600mm
Strings: Aquila Nylgut

  • 8 Course Stringing Schedule - Aquila D d, F f, G g, C c, f f, a a, d'd' g
    (For spare strings, simply use the product codes below to search our website)

    8th   D - AQUL200D
    8th   d - AQUL94NG 
    7th   F - AQUL165D
    7th   f - AQUL79NG   
    6th   G - AQUL150D
    6th   g - AQUL70NG
    5th   C - AQUL108D  
    5th   c - AQUL52NG
    4th   f - AQUL82NG   
    4th   f - AQUL82NG  or Octave Pyramid PYR.40R 
    3rd   a - AQUL64NG
    3rd   a - AQUL64NG
    2nd   d' - AQUL48NG
    2nd   d' - AQUL48NG
    1st    g - AQUL42NG or Pyramid PYR.425R

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