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 get pleasure from a great undertaking, this ebook is for you! packed with images, illustrations, styles, transparent directions and precious recommendation, this ebook publications you step by step throughout 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 may glance appealing and sound even higher. 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 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 software is used.
Ardie's illustrations are finished and straightforward to appreciate. He leaves not anything to probability or guesswork by way of explaining every 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 actual styles. incorporated within the booklet 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 ebook Is Different
* different books exist at the craft of creating Hammered Dulcimers, yet they both provide the topic brief shrift, or are too complex for non-engineers. listed here are a few solid purposes to shop for this book!
* as well as his woodworking abilities, 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 beginner woodworker, no longer for engineers. they're invaluable and straightforward to follow.
* The plan for this dulcimer is whole yet no longer overly advanced. Ardie breaks the plan down into plausible tasks.
* The ebook 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 includes a whole checklist of instruments used to construct the dulcimer - with causes of ways and why they're used - and useful descriptions of all fabrics required.
* This booklet comes in a different CD-ROM model that has 'QuickLink' links to quick take you to all Chapters and Headings, and to 50+ Dulcimer source and provider websites and Emails at the world-wide-web. All pages will be revealed as wanted to be used on your shop!
* All registered publication vendors will obtain entry to a different online page containing online assets and providers, valuable details, additions, corrections, FAQs, pictures and more!
* a distinct Foreword via 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