Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Let's make sweet music...

Good morning everyone!  We're going all musical today with handmade musical instruments (and a ukulele bag).  All today's items can be found on Etsy.

Electric Diddley Bow by throughstormyseas
£114.19 (+ £13.05 p&p)
25 inch electric one string "diddley bow" guitar consisting of a wooden board and a single wire string stretched between two screws, and played by plucking while varying the pitch with a metal or glass slide held in the other hand.

Hand Etched Drumsticks by BeatingMedusa
£10 (+ £2 p&p)
Custom drumsticks hand etched to order.

Gourd Banjo by Flatfootjohnny
£414.36 (+ £19.58 p&p)
Fretless gourd banjo. 8 1/2" U.K. grown gourd. Ash neck with minstrel style scroll peg head. Gourd on the vine carving at 5th string protrusion. leather tailpiece, hand made pine bridge.

Spalted Ash Elesctric Guitar by ovguitars
£1782.71  (+ £13.05 p&p)
One piece, solid body made from spalted swamp ash with birds eye maple kneck and walnut fingerboard.
Inlaid abolone and mother of pearl, Ivy and Lilly design on the headstock.
Bare Knuckle Blackguard single coil pick ups with a series /parallel switching option at the the selector switch.

Electronic Noise Maker in a Can by SymetriColour
£56.12 (+ £3.92 p&p)
The Beep Poet 2 is a battery powered noise maker in a can. Its great for making sound effects and silly noises.  It is controlled by 4 knobs, and 2 switches.  It has 2 oscillators (Red and Green knobs). Osc 1 produces audio frequency ranges whilst osc 2 produces LFO and audio frequencies which is great for extreme effects.

Tetris Drumsticks by redtoadstool
£10 (+ £2 p&p)
5B drum sticks customised in a Tetris design. Unique and attractive, they would make a great present for any drummer! 

Quilted Ukulele Gig Bag by IvyArch
£50 (+ £4 p&p)
Ok, so it's not an instrument, but if I ever took my ukulele out I'd want it to be in a bag just like this one.  Pretty....
This is a quilted ukulele gig bag made with Amy Butler's fantastic Morning Glory print in slate from the Lotus range. The side panels are cut from dusty lilac polka-dot cotton and it's fully lined in orange gingham cotton. 

Hand Decorated Full Size Violin by DesignByMishka
£159.87 (+ £16.31 p&p)
Original design with pink and blue washed manuscript paper by Mozart, in a collage style. Gold bridge and neck. Finished with gloss.  Violins may also be custom ordered with your choice of design and colours.

1 comment:

  1. I guess if I had a ukulele, I might want a quilted bag for it!!