View CartMy Account / Order StatusHelp

No Surprises
We want to avoid surprises when you open the box. Don't see all the information you need? Something unclear? Please let us know.

Why Shop Here?
Why Shop Here?

Get Discount and FREE email Newsletter

PayPal Logo

Why Pay More!
Shop here and save--

...get cash back!

How to cash-in...

Bones Fest XX
Aug 4 to 7, 2016
Homer, New York

(Your shopping cart is empty)

  Home > Signature Collection > Percy Danforth >

  Percy Danforth Red Oak Bones, reclaimed

Percy Danforth Red Oak Bones, reclaimed
Percy Danforth Red Oak Bones, reclaimed

Alternative Views:

percy danforth booklet Includes FREE twelve-page booklet, "Danforth Bones: The First 30 Years" featuring Percy's original "Playing the Bones" instructions.
  • Handcrafted from reclaimed old floor boards or other sources.
  • Oak Connoisseurs Please Note: Danforth Red Oak, Reclaimed Red Oak, White Oak, and Reclaimed White Oak vary from batch to batch. Some pairs might differ from other pairs within each species. However, pairs from assorted species might all look the same. So if you order more than one pair of oak, we will do our best to ship the best possible combination of pairs.
Why Shop Here?
Only $21.97 pair

Quantity in Stock:(Out of Stock)

Product Code: 101-15-RED-R

Send free booklet
No thanks, got enough
Send same # as Qty

Description Technical Specs The Inside Story...
Reclaimed Red Oak from old floorboards or other sources looks great...environmentally friendly too.

Great Sounding Bones Made from Salvaged Wood
"We've started making bones out of old pieces of oak flooring," the folks at Danforth Bones tell me. "They're beautiful, though the color and grain will not necessarily match in each pair since we're using salvaged wood." As you can see from the pictures, these bones have lots of character - and maybe even a worm-hole or two!

Oak is a symbol of strength and endurance and the trees are very sparse, which pretty much sums us bone players up.

The mighty oak is the national tree of England, Estonia, France, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, the United States and Wales. In Celtic mythology, oak trees are a gateway between worlds. And just about every bone player as well as the folks who love them can relate to this old proverb which tells us, "Every majestic oak tree was once a nut who stood his ground."

Oak is a relatively hard wood with a distinct grain pattern and aroma that fine woodworkers recognize instantly. The dense substance produces a somewhat medium-low tone, and its heavy weight offers ample heft to drive any lively tune.

Historically, oak holds a reputation as the preferred material for barns, sea chests and - some folks might view this with a nod towards bone players...hanging trees.
  • Handcrafted Reclaimed Red Oak
  • Minstrel Style Design: Still popular after 150 years.
  • Traditional Minstrel Style Design
  • Protective Minwax Finish
  • Durable Hardwood

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 1 Write a review.

Accessories or Related Products:
Gorilla Snot
Only $7.97 each

Gorilla Snot
How to Play the Bones with Percy Danforth, tutorial DVD
Only $29.95 DVD

How to Play the Bones with Percy Danforth, tutorial DVD
Yes Sir, Mr. Bones! DVD
Only $14.97 DVD

Yes Sir, Mr. Bones dvd
Songs From the Parlor: 19th Century Banjo Melodies
Only $14.97 CD

Songs From the Parlor
Forgotten Times Forgotten Music
Only $14.97 CD

Forgotten Times Forgotten Music
Play 'Dat' Banjar
Only $14.97 CD

Play 'Dat' Banjar

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Look beautiful September 25, 2015
Reviewer: Paul from Wixom, MI United States  
I have other oak bones, but the set of reclaimed oak I just received are absolutely beautiful.

Was this review helpful to you?

Browse for more products in the same category as this item:

Signature Collection > Percy Danforth
Signature Collection
Bone Picker > Wood (more than 40 kinds) > Oak
Minstrel > Bones > Other Woods
Professional > Wood > Percy Danforth
Minstrel > Bones > Percy Danforth
Minstrel > Historic > Percy Danforth
Minstrel > Historic > Other Woods
Bone Picker > Green (environmentally friendly)
Bone Picker > Tone (find bones by tonality) > Tone by Density > Medium Tone (50-59 pcf)
Bone Picker > Tone (find bones by tonality) > Tone by Hardness > Dull Tone (1000 - 1499 Janka)
Bone Picker > Tone (find bones by tonality) > Tone by Specific Gravity > Mild Tone (.60-.69 SG)
Bone Dry Musical Instrument Co.
3916 Iowa Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63118-4514
 About Us
 Become an Affiliate
 Privacy Policy
 Send Us Feedback