Tag: silk strings

Silk Strings – On the Mechanisms That Give Rise to Timbre and Response

In my previous post, I gave an intensive introduction into string making, taking a look specifically at alternative methods and materials using synthetics for qin strings, as well as touched…
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String Making – An Introduction to Alternative Methods and Materials for Qin Strings

INTRODUCTION In my previous post String Making - The Beginnings of a Journey, I discussed some of the background of my journey into string making for the qin, mainly using…
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String Making – The Beginnings of a Journey

INTRODUCTION Up until now, all of my posts have primarily dealt with qin making. My previous post, on my experiences in finishing and French polishing the qin, will be the…
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