Touchstone Cittern

This is the latest model of a cittern. The different materials, body size and soundhole of the Touchstone instruments bring a brighter, more immediate quality compared to the deep darker tone of the Arch Top instrument.

Sapele back and sides, Spruce top, Honduras Mahogany neck, Ebony fingerboard and bridge, chrome plated Gotoh tuners, Rosewood bindings, black and white purfling lines on front.

Touchstone Cittern Specification
  mm inches
Fingerboard width at nut 43 1 13/16
Scale length 629 24 3/4
String spacing at bridge 57 2 1/4
Overall length excluding strap pin 940 37 7/8
Body width 383 14 13/16
Depth of sides at tailpin 75 3