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How to buy a Venezuelan Cuatro from anywhere in the world

How do I buy a cuatro outside Venezuela? This is a common question we receive in our email inbox at least once a week.    The process used to be not that simple because of the country regulations and excessive controls, but TuCuatro has sealed an adequate way for you to have the possibility of getting an authentic cuatro in your address, anywhere in the world!   We have created this infographic for you to get familiar with the process that your cuatro will undergo as soon as you place an order with TuCuatro: Let TuCuatro take care of the heavy work and we'll guarantee that you will be enjoying the "cam-bur-pin-ton" of an authentic venezuelan cuatro as soon as in 7 business days (for cedar & pine cuatros)...

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What to Look for In a Cuatro

    Just as with purchasing any item, it is always best to be as well informed as possible so that you can make the right decision. TuCuatro is not only the most extensive online Cuatro learning platform, we also have a wide network of international instrument constructors specializing in Venezuelan Cuatros. Each and every luthier (instrument fabricator) undergoes an evaluation stage with TuCuatro to make sure that the instruments are of a top quality and reliability of the vendor. How do we do this? We have an instrument fabricated ourselves! All of the luthiers have gone through this process and are fully trusted by TuCuatro. The quality of the instruments are also guaranteed by the luthiers and if there...

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What is a Luthier?

A luthier is a fabricator of instruments. They specialize in making instruments from raw materials and can construct beautiful pieces of art of high quality. As they typically are found in remote areas and have a laid back standard of living, it can be challenging to trust some. They would sand a bit of the wood, take a break……polish a little here and there….take a nap……overall it can be frustrating for a customer who is anxious to receive their instrument. It is for this reason why we trial who we work with and select only the best. Have a look at some of the excuses made by luthiers who have not made the cut (remember….these are actual situations which really...

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