A new possible method in medieval instruments making.
The reconstruction of a Cetra from XII century sculpture by Benedetto Antelami in Parma Baptistery,
- Carving the instrument “back to front” in one piece of Fir
- Refining carefully the soundboard inside and outside, following a curved profile
- Gluing a flat back (Poplar).
Copying a traditionally carved medieval Cetra outline
Inside view of soundboard
Carving the soundboard outside.
An elegant back added (Poplar)
Diapason cm. 34,5
total weight gr.790