By Randy Davis,Randy "Ardie" Davis
How does $29.95 sound as opposed to $900.00 or $1,500.00? If fee is a attention and also you take pleasure in an outstanding venture, this publication is for you! jam-packed with photos, illustrations, styles, transparent directions and invaluable recommendation, this ebook courses you step by step in the course of 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 greater. fabrics, instruments, providers, assets - all are lined during this thorough and easy-to-follow book.
Over 185 pages of transparent, confirmed directions, incorporating Ardie's distinct "Maker's Notes," "Maker's Hints," and "Maker's Cautions" that supply the reader with Ardie's years of woodworking adventure. Ardie covers the entire instruments used to make the dulcimer, and issues out that are "nice to have" and that are crucial. He presents a quick description of why and the way each one device is used.
Ardie's illustrations are accomplished and straightforward to appreciate. He leaves not anything to probability or guesswork in terms 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. incorporated within the publication are pre-printed styles for Pin Blocks, Treble Bridge, Bass Bridge, the aspect Bridges, and a stunning layout for the sound gap. easily tear them out, reduce and tape jointly, and visit work!
How This ebook Is Different
* different books exist at the craft of constructing 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 ebook is well-written and simple to appreciate. The textual content is obvious and concise.
* The drawings and illustrations are designed for the novice woodworker, no longer for engineers. they're priceless and simple to follow.
* The plan for this dulcimer is whole yet now not overly complex. Ardie breaks the plan down into attainable tasks.
* The publication is up to date with the most recent info on hammered dulcimer providers, assets and publishers - together with websites, emails, and different touch information.
* The booklet features a entire record of instruments used to construct the dulcimer - with reasons of ways and why they're used - and worthy 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 could be published as wanted to be used on your shop!
* All registered booklet proprietors will obtain entry to a unique website containing online assets and providers, valuable info, additions, corrections, FAQs, pictures and more!
* a unique Foreword by means 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