Introduction: Baglama Construction - Making a Traditional Greek String Music Instrument
A simple step by step guide to build a six-string baglama.
Material need: -Tilly (Linden) for the body, the neck and the headstock
-Ebony for the fingerboard
Dimensions in Centimetre (cm)
Body: 16 x 12 x 8
Neck: 30 x 3 x 2 (2 parts)
Headstock: 20 x 6 x 1,5
Fingerboard: 30 x 3,5 x 0,5
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I started with two pieces of linden only 5cm fat. I glued them together to get enough mass so as to shape the body. First i drew the facade and profile of the body on the sides of the piece of wood and i cutted out the parts i didnt need.