I make twelve hole bridges. Less wear of the bridge and a better fixation of the strings angle are the reasons why. Some people have difficulties putting on new strings on a twelve hole bridge. Especially for them I made these video’s.
Otto Vowinkel is a household name in the classical guitar world; a renowned luthier with customers all over the world.
His instruments are physically light, easy to play, ultra-responsive and very powerful. His guitars have outstanding tonal qualities, evenness in sound colour and a perfect intonation.
Otto blogs about making guitars, guitarists who play his instruments, festivals he visits and ‘his’ guitar series Meesters op de Gitaar. He also writes about guitar maintenance.
I really like this unique feature of my trial 2a “F” (flamenco model) it makes complete sense. Thanks for posting easy to follow instructions on how to properly re-string your guitars. It looks like a solid design that should prevent any type of string slippage that can occur over time. Great job providing a video of the stringing process!