Custom made Master Sound Bed / Monochord Table, Down payment, Adam S.

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Custom made Master Sound Bed according to quote Q137AS, size approx. 84' x 36" :             $10,350.0

  • curved long sides, vaulted rectangular frame & arched sound deck
  • frame made from Black Walnut
  • flat upper deck made from Makore
  • lower arched sound board made from Sitka Spruce grade AA
  • bridges and saddles made from harder woods
  • stand with crossed and curved legs plus cross bar made from Padauk
  • height about 25-27"
  • 60 strings in total arranged in a special cross-over arrangement
  • Monochord: 56 strings over 3 octaves, based on OM and Uranus
    24x C#3, 12x G#2, 12x C#2, 4x G#1, 4x C#1, with 3 bridges
  • Tanpura with bridge and 4 strings: 1xC#2, 2xC#3, 1xG#2
  • max reach: 24-25"
  • large set of replacement strings (as per quote)   + $200.00
  • 4 sound holes, 2 per long side with inlaid rosettes (tree = lotus flower) +$400.00
  • Professional tuner + clip on mic   +70.00
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  • Total:                                                       $11,020.00

The pick up of the instrument at Heaven of Sound in North Idaho, which will be combined with a 3-5 day advanced class (sound therapeutic training on the sound bed), is planned for November 2020.

Start of construction: August 2020, building time: 8+ weeks

  • 60% ($6,612.00) up front to place your order to cover the materials for the instrument. This payment locks-in your spot in August on the waiting list.
  • Custom instruments are not returnable and all payments are non refundable. The order is final.
  • The balance ($4,408.00) will be due and payable when the Sound Bed is completed plus 6% Idaho sales tax ($661.20) at the pick up at our luthier store in Idaho.




Chart Recommended Accessories
Accessories to play your Tibetan singing bowl or Burma gong (s=strike, r=rub):
Bowl/Gong
weight
Mallet
tiny
Mallet
soft
Mallet
medium
Mallet
hard
Mallet
giant blue
Stick
XS / S
Stick
M / L
Stick
XL / XXL
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
56-65cm
22-26inch
66-85cm
26-34inch

Cleaning & Preservation Oil
30ml / 1 fl oz

Gong stand size M L XL