Building a Harpsichord Part II

The beginning of the platform for the harpsichord stand.

The bent side for the stand being glued into place.

Harpsichord and stand together for the first time.

Music desk assembled.

Begin applying gesso.

Beginning of the chinoiserie.

Soundboard and soundboard painting on full display.

First time? Sonoran desert scene on 18th century french harpsichord?

Detail of chinoiserie on the lid.

The completed harpsichord.
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