TPW Double-fretted Clavichord after Hubert

Instrument conceived & designed by D. Jacques Way & Marc Ducornet
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Early Keyboard Instruments for professional and amateur builders

Instruments à clavier de facture historique pour facteurs professionnels et amateurs

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The clavichord is without doubt the most expressive keyboard instrument, and our Double-fretted version would have to be one of the most delightful instruments to build and play. The mechanism is very simple, and described fully on our general Clavichord page.

The Double-fretted Clavichord shares strings throughout much of its compass, which makes it easier to tune and very portable. A cabriole-leg stand is optional.

Range 51 notes: C–d''', double strung
Wood Case in cherry
Swiss pine soundboard
Keyboard Boxwood naturals and fruitwood accidentals
Dimensions Length 127cm • Width 36cm • Depth of case 11cm
Weight 18kg
Instructions Manual in English
full size drawing
Level of difficulty suitable for Beginners
Standard version Version 1, ready for assembly
Options Matching cabriole leg stand, v1 $2680
Cover with shoulder straps $550
Price Standard version 1, ready for assembly $6590
Australian dollar GST-inclusive prices ex Peakhurst effective 1 January 2024.
Please enquire for export pricing.
Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.

Assembling the Hubert case rim 39K jpeg

From our series of Hubert construction pictures:
Assembling the case rim

pdf icon 1K png  Sample page from the Hubert Construction Manual describing this process

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