Projects

Martin has undertaken several special projects in recent years in response to customer orders. Click on the images below to navigate to the pages.

Liuto Attiorbato

Building a Liuto Attiorbato Although the liuto attiorbato was a common form of the lute in 17th-century Italy, very few modern players own one, and the few modern examples I had seen were rather unco...

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Viola da Mano

The Spanish vihuela and the Italian version, the viola da mano, are problematic for the modern luthier because there is very little information with which to work – possibly three surviving vihuelas (...

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