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 booklet is for you! packed with photos, illustrations, styles, transparent directions and worthwhile suggestion, this ebook publications 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 establishing a hammered dulcimer that would glance attractive and sound even higher. 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 targeted "Maker's Notes," "Maker's Hints," and "Maker's Cautions" that supply 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 offers a quick description of why and the way each one device is used.
Ardie's illustrations are finished and simple 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 development a hammered dulcimer is using exact styles. incorporated within the publication are pre-printed styles for Pin Blocks, Treble Bridge, Bass Bridge, the part Bridges, and a gorgeous layout for the sound gap. easily tear them out, minimize and tape jointly, and visit work!
How This booklet 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 solid purposes to shop for this book!
* as well as his woodworking talents, Ardie has a Masters measure in English. This publication is well-written and simple to appreciate. The textual content is apparent and concise.
* The drawings and illustrations are designed for the beginner woodworker, now not for engineers. they're important and simple to follow.
* The plan for this dulcimer is whole yet no longer overly complex. Ardie breaks the plan down into attainable tasks.
* The ebook is up to date with the newest details on hammered dulcimer providers, assets and publishers - together with sites, emails, and different touch information.
* The e-book features a entire checklist of instruments used to construct the dulcimer - with reasons of ways and why they're used - and beneficial descriptions of all fabrics required.
* This e-book comes in a different 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 unique online page containing online assets and providers, priceless info, additions, corrections, FAQs, images and more!
* a distinct 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