By Randy Davis,Randy "Ardie" Davis
How does $29.95 sound as opposed to $900.00 or $1,500.00? If expense is a attention and also you take pleasure in an excellent venture, this publication is for you! filled with images, illustrations, styles, transparent directions and priceless suggestion, this ebook courses you step by step during the crafting of a pro version 15/14 hammered dulcimer with a floating soundboard. Randy "Ardie" Davis takes you thru the secrets and techniques of creating a hammered dulcimer that may glance attractive and sound even larger. fabrics, instruments, providers, assets - all are coated during this thorough and easy-to-follow book.
Over 185 pages of transparent, confirmed directions, incorporating Ardie's designated "Maker's Notes," "Maker's Hints," and "Maker's Cautions" that offer the reader with Ardie's years of woodworking adventure. Ardie covers all the instruments used to make the dulcimer, and issues out that are "nice to have" and that are crucial. He presents a short description of why and the way each one instrument is used.
Ardie's illustrations are finished and straightforward to appreciate. He leaves not anything to probability or guesswork by way of explaining each one step. From slicing the 1st board to stringing and tuning - he covers it all!
An crucial a part of construction a hammered dulcimer is using exact styles. integrated within the publication are pre-printed styles for Pin Blocks, Treble Bridge, Bass Bridge, the aspect Bridges, and a gorgeous layout for the sound gap. easily tear them out, reduce and tape jointly, and visit work!
How This publication Is Different
* different books exist at the craft of creating Hammered Dulcimers, yet they both supply the topic brief shrift, or are too complex for non-engineers. listed below are a few reliable purposes to shop for this book!
* as well as his woodworking talents, Ardie has a Masters measure in English. This e-book is well-written and straightforward to appreciate. The textual content is apparent and concise.
* The drawings and illustrations are designed for the novice woodworker, no longer for engineers. they're worthy and straightforward to follow.
* The plan for this dulcimer is entire yet now not overly complex. Ardie breaks the plan down into practicable tasks.
* The publication is up to date with the newest info on hammered dulcimer providers, assets and publishers - together with sites, emails, and different touch information.
* The booklet incorporates a entire checklist of instruments used to construct the dulcimer - with motives of ways and why they're used - and important descriptions of all fabrics required.
* This booklet comes in a distinct CD-ROM model that has 'QuickLink' links to speedy take you to all Chapters and Headings, and to 50+ Dulcimer source and provider websites and Emails at the world-wide-web. All pages should be published as wanted to be used on your shop!
* All registered publication vendors will obtain entry to a different web content containing online assets and providers, important details, additions, corrections, FAQs, pictures and more!
* a unique Foreword by way of grasp builder and performer, Mr. Dana Hamilton!
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A Dulcimer Builder's Do-It-Yourself Guidebook for the Hobbyist Woodworker by Randy Davis,Randy "Ardie" Davis