Custom made Deluxe class Sound Bed / Monochord Table, Katyanna R.


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Custom made Sound Vibrational Bed / Monochord Table, Deluxe Class             $9,500.00

  • Dimensions 200cm (78-1/2”) x about 72cm (28+”), Weight rating max. 160kg/350 lbs, height TBD (29" - 31”)     +$250.00
  • Rectangular frame with slightly curved long sides, flat top deck and flat bottom sound deck, tuning pegs at the short frame side
  • Stand with crossed curved legs, central cross bar, extra board for singing bowls attachable over the cross bar
  • Monochord with 60 strings, bi-tonal over 3 octaves based on OM and Uranus;  26x C#3, 12x G#2, 12x C#2, 5x G#1 and 5x C#1 with a special cross-over arrangement to bring C# on left & G# on right hand
  • Option of a 4 string Tanpura with bridge (C#2, 2x C#3, G#2); Total: 66 strings to about 25-26” from player’s end (arm reach)
  • Body made from finest instrument woods with frame, top deck and stand made from Cherry wood, sound deck from Sitka spruce pine grade AA, saddles and bridges from harder hardwoods
  • 2 (3) round sound holes per long side
  • Full set of replacement strings (for Monochord + Tanpura): 6x C#3, 4x G#2, 4x C#2, 2x G#1, 2x C#1, 1x G#2 Tanp., 1x C#2 Tanp.   +$250.00
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  • Total:                                                       $10,550.00 (w/o tax)

It is planned to pick up the sound bed in person at our Luthier's workshop in North Idaho in combination with one of the training program modules. We are required by law to charge a (currently) 6% ID sales tax.

3-pay plan (all prices are in US$)
1. First/down payment of 45% of subtotal (w/o tax) to place the order: $4,747.50
2. 2nd payment (25%) due when the instrument gets started to be build: $2,637.50
3. Final payment of remaining balance plus ID sales tax due at pick up: $3,798.00 ($3,165.00 + $633.00)
TOTAL: $11,183.00 with tax

Custom instruments are not returnable and all the payments are not refundable; the order is final. Accepted payment methods are common credit cards.

Start of construction is scheduled for (later) Fall 2023, building time: 8-9+ weeks

Chart Recommended Accessories
Accessories to play your Tibetan singing bowl or Burma gong (s=strike, r=rub):
giant blue
XS / S
M / L
50-400g --- --- --- --- --- s & r --- ---
400-800g s --- --- --- --- r r ---
800-1200g --- --- --- s --- --- r ---
1000-2400g --- --- s --- --- --- r r
2000-3000g --- s --- --- --- --- --- r
> 3000g --- --- --- --- s --- --- ---


Accessories to place your Tibetan singing bowls:
Bowl diameter Embroidered pad Silk pad Ring cushion Felt cushion Silk cushion square Silk cushion round
< 12cm 11cm --- --- 12cm 12x12cm ---
12-20cm 17cm 16cm 14cm 15cm 15x15cm ---
20-23cm 17cm 16cm 16cm 20cm 18x18cm ---
23-28cm 22cm --- 20cm 20cm 22x22cm ---
28-33cm 22/30cm --- 30cm 25cm 22x22/27x27cm ---
33-41cm 30cm --- 30cm 30cm 27x27cm ---
> 41cm 40cm --- 40cm 40cm --- ---


Accessory to hang a Burma gong: Accessory for cleaning + preserving a bowl/gong:
Gong diameter <= 55cm
<= 22inch

Cleaning & Preservation Oil
30ml / 1 fl oz

Gong stand size M L XL