Custom made single-sided Monochord, Adam S.

CMOO145AS

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Custom made Master  Monochord, single-sided, according to quote Q145AS and emails, size approx. 64" x 18.5-19" :   $6400.00

  • curved long sides
  • frame made from Padauk hardwood
  • upper sound deck from Sitka Spruce grade AA-AAA
  • lower sound deck from Makore
  • bridges and saddles made from harder woods (Jatoba)
  • 1 pair of short (min 11") plus one pair of high (25") steam bend legs from Ash
  • 44 strings in total, 20 C#3 (OM), 8x G#2 (Uranus), 8x C#2 (OM bass)
  • 2 laser cut Lotus Flower rosettes (Maple), inlaid in the sound holes in the center of each long side of the frame
  • Overtone markers to both sides, laser engraved
  • 2 pairs of steam bend legs from Ash, 1x short (11+"), 1x high (25")
  • Additional 4-string Tanpura (1x C#2, 2x C#3, 1x G#2)   +200
  • Complete set of replacement strings (monochord + tanpura)  +160.00
  • Professional chromatic tuner plus clip-on mic    +100.00 (+80.- + 20.-) 
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  • Total:                                                       $6,860.00

Start of construction:  May, building time: 5-6 weeks

  • The deposit of $6,612.00 (from the former sound bed order #HoS-1642) is used as down payment.
  • Custom instruments are not returnable and all payments are non refundable. The order is final.
  • The balance of $248.00 will be due and payable when the Monochord is completed by July 31
  • Costs for crating and expedited shipping with white glove option will be determined and added to the balance due once the instrument is finished.




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