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Bowed lyre, Jouhikko

"Very nice Mikko. I built a close relative to the Jouhikko, namely a Shetland Gue. I never thought to use a cigar box though. Great idea. These instruments have an interestung sound, don't they. I look forwards to the video!"
Jan 7
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Bowed lyre, Jouhikko

"Thank you all for the reply. At the moment it sounds terrible, but mainly because of the lack of my skills. I have never played bowed lyre before, so it will take some time to learn how to play. I will take a video at some point but not just yet..."
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Bowed lyre, Jouhikko

"I have made two of these so far! Looks fantastic! How does it sound?"
Jan 4
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Bowed lyre, Jouhikko

"Excellent, great inspiration"
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Bowed lyre, Jouhikko

3-string cigar box bowed lyre
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Work in progress

"What UJ said.,.,"
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Work in progress

Bow is birch from the tree outside with about 200 horsehair stretched between.Maple body is made of the scrap pieces, leftovers from cigar box quitar projects.Piezo preamp will be located outside of the box because the body and the other components…
Dec 28, 2019
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
From Shane Speal's site/post card when bought my first stubby slide.
How many instruments have you built so far?
1
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Most interesting is the sound and tone of cigar box guitars.

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At 8:21pm on May 10, 2019, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nation Mikko plenty of info here 

 
 
 

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