Definitions

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  • n. The craft of making stringed musical instruments.

Etymologies

French lutherie ("manufacture of stringed instruments") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • His father frowned on it as a fancy lacking respectability, but eventually sent his son off to San Diego, Calif., where famed craftsman Bozo Podunavac ran a school of lutherie.

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  • My lutherie hobby seems less cool all of a sudden.

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  • When Gibson started giving away their excellent quality guitars in SL, what impact did the have on the virtual lutherie market?

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  • These are incredible examples of modern lutherie coupled with yesterday's best designs.

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  • I thought it was about time to re-introduce myself and open up my lutherie efforts for the mandolin world to see.

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  • Imbody left to work for a lutherie in Colorado, and Coleman replaced him.

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  • The craft of lutherie †"repairing or building string instruments â€" is divided into working with two main categories, strummed instruments such as guitars and bowed instruments such as violins.

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  • Vischer spent about four months in Quebec, Canada, studying under Sergei de Jonge, at de Jonge's school of lutherie, or stringed-instrument-building.

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  • Or maybe you think that lutherie can be learned in the time it takes a Starbucks barrista to get good at pulling espresso shots ...

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  • Tuition for lutherie school isn't any more crazy than getting a four year college education to be an unemployed Bachelor of Arts. Do you think the cost of a four year college is crazy?

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