Tag: qin wood

Making a Qin – Designing for Tone

In my previous post, I dove into a rather lengthy introduction to alternative wood choices for qin woods, including data from The Wood Database on numerous possible choices for the…
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Making a Qin – Alternative Wood Choices

INTRODUCTION In my previous posts, I discussed several aspects of qin making, ranging from the process, to personal thoughts and experiences, to some important design considerations. In this post, I…
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Making a Qin – Design Considerations

INTRODUCTION There are many, many design considerations and options that are available to the aspiring qin maker in their quest to making a qin. Perhaps too many to cover in…
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An Abridged Look at the Making of a Qin

During the design and construction of my qin, I was originally planning on documenting all the details to put together another guide to qin making. Unfortunately, I got a bit…
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