Just scored a Joe Sanguinette teardrop.

hugssandi
@hugssandi
8 months ago
215 posts

OH that's a purty little thing!!!!  heart

joe sanguinette
@joe-sanguinette
8 months ago
90 posts

george no i am not still building.  health and old age are to blame.  i never wanted to quit.  recently sold most of my wood stash crying1

i'm happy u enjoy the dulcimer.  

joe sanguinette
@joe-sanguinette
8 months ago
90 posts

i believe the back and sides are indeed birds eye maple.  the scroll is walnut and the fretboard is too with an over lay of possibly bulbinga

Estes George
@george-desjardins
8 months ago
105 posts

Hi Joe, Thanks for the reply, here are a few more pics. Just have to say how much I'm enjoying playing this. Don't suppose you're still building??

 Great work.. Has moved up in the standings to the top 5 in the playing rotation.

 Also so the group can see the craftsmanship a little closer. Thanks is all I can say.

 

"Dulcimer is the voice of Angels"

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joe sanguinette
@joe-sanguinette
8 months ago
90 posts

by the way the scroll and tail block look like walnut as well as the fretboard.  however the fretboard is probably overlaid with an exotic wood.  more pics would help me determine the various woods

Ginney Camden
@ginney-camden
8 months ago
5 posts

Beautiful instrument!

Lexie R Oakley
@lexie-r-oakley
8 months ago
355 posts

Very beautiful, enjoy!

Estes George
@george-desjardins
8 months ago
105 posts

Even better to know that you didn't use much Birds Eye, because the wood you used on this is absolutely gorgeous. And just makes it more unique.

joe sanguinette
@joe-sanguinette
8 months ago
90 posts

thanks guys.  i think the top is butternut.  i used very little birds eye maple because i had a hard time finding suitable wood

Jan Potts
@jan-potts
8 months ago
416 posts

Beautiful addition!




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marg
@marg
8 months ago
473 posts

Great find, enjoy

Robin Thompson
@robin-thompson
8 months ago
872 posts

What a beauty!  Enjoy! 




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Robin T
one of the Moderators here :)
Keep a song in your heart!
Estes George
@george-desjardins
8 months ago
105 posts

Found this on E Bay, just wanted to say what a beautiful piece of work. The wood selection, the size, depth. Love the carving in the head stock and the sound holes. Especially the heart cut outs in the hollow. The inlay where the bridge goes is sweet too.

 Am hearing it's Birds Eye Maple back and sides, and butternut top, the finger board is throwing me a bit, but just wanted to say, 

 Thanks Joe, it's a beauty. Great voice to it!!

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