Turkish Padouk and Lacewood Oud w/ Gig Bag


Turkish oud with classic tear drop shape and bowl bottom. The Turkish oud is played in traditional Turkish and Mediterranean music and is known for producing a powerful, resonating sound. This model features a Padouk and lacewood body and neck with a beautiful shiny finish.

Please note: The decorations can vary from those photographed.

Accessories Included: gig bag, pick and owner's guide

Important Specifications:

Item overall: 32" L x 8" H x 14.5" W

Body/Bowl: 19" L x 8" H x 14.5" W

Body: 21 staves of padouk and lacewood with a shiny finish.

Neck: Alternating padouk and lacewood with a shiny finish.

Soundboard: The sound board is spruce and has 3 round sound holes with a beautiful lace wood rosette carving covering each one. Includes a black painted wooden pick guard at bottom to help prevent scratching the sound board.

Strings: There are 5 courses of 2 strings and 1 single string, making a total of 11 strings. String width from left to right: (Lowest) .035," .035," .027," .027," .025," .025," .030," .030," .025," .025" (Highest). We recommend the following Roosebeck Turkish oud string set as replacement strings: RBSOUDT

Tuning: Suggested Turkish oud tunings E2 A3 B3 E3 A4 D4
E2 F#2 B3 E3 A4 D4

Tuning Pegs/Levers: There are 11 wooden pegs and 5 courses of strings.

Nut: Made from cattle-bone. Neck at Nut: 1.75" W; Nut: 1.5" W

Neck at Body Joint: 2.25" W

Strings at Bridge: 3.25" W

Strings at the Nut: 1.75" W

Scale Length: 22.5"
Item Length: 32
Item Width: 14.5
Item Height: 8

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