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Pea Patch Minstrel-style Ebony Bones, wide

Pea Patch Minstrel-style Ebony Bones, wide
Traditional minstrel design, exotic wood...plain price.


 
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Handcrafted Minstrel Style Bones--
  • Minstrel shape patterned after vintage Percy Danforth Bones made by the late master woodcrafter, Ray Schairer (1922 - 2011).
  • Ideal for Medium or Large hands: Significantly wider width than vintage Danforth Bones.
  • Brawny Shape: Provides more heft...creates a powerful presence.
  • No two are exactly alike.
  • Thickness, length and width of each bone might differ slightly.
  • Smooth glossy finish.
  • Durable Wood: Guaranteed not to crack or your money back.
  • Protective Natural "Bob" Polish: Keeps bones looking new.
  • Historically accurate minstrel design.
  • Ideal for living history minstrel band performers.
  • Perfect for Civil War reenactors jamming around the camp fire.
  • Professional Quality...Budget price.
Welcome to the only store on the planet where you can get minstrel style bones in rare budget priced exotic woods and 3 standard widths.

Narrow
Narrow Pea Patch Minstrel-style bones are just 1" (2.5 cm) in width. The slim width makes them relatively light in weight and easy to grip. These bones are perfect for smaller hands or players who prefer narrow instruments.

Regular
Regular Pea Patch Minstrel-style bones are a moderate 1-1/8" (2.9 cm) in width. The traditional design is perfect for most hand sizes and the shape delivers a superior dynamic tonal range.

Wide
Wide Pea Patch Minstrel-style bones are a broad 1-1/4" (3.2 cm) in width. The brawny shape provides substantial heft and creates a powerful presence. They feel quite stout and burly.

Here's What You Get:
One pair (2 individual bones, like in the photo). That's enough to rattle the bones in one hand.

Only $37.97 pair

Quantity in Stock:7

Product Code: 136-01-02-W
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Description Technical Specs
 
Ebony was the wood of choice for Mister Bones during the minstrel era. It is one of the world's hardest woods. Ebony is a dense resonant wood that holds a reputation among woodcrafters as a saw buster.

In 1897 you could buy a set of four 7" ebony bones for thirty-five cents from the Sears, Roebuck & Co. catalog. Living history performers who do Minstrel era and Civil War gigs should choose ebony minstrel-style bones for the historically accurate design. You will appreciate the sharp powerful tone that cuts through the clamor of festival crowds - and so will those curious onlookers!

Figures below are approximate (but pretty darn close)

Tonality
Features
  1. Wide Width: Brawny shape provides substantial heft, creates powerful presence.
  2. Ebony Hardwood: Handcrafted one-at-a-time.
  3. Smooth glossy finish: Fine heirloom quality instruments.
  4. Durable Hardwood: Guaranteed not to crack or your money back.
  5. Traditional Minstrel Style Design: Still popular over 150 years.
  6. Brawny Shape: Provides more heft...creates powerful presence.
  7. Protective Natural "Bob" Polish: Keeps bones looking new.
  8. Historically accurate minstrel design.
  9. Ideal for living history minstrel band performers.
  10. Perfect for Civil War reenactors jamming around the camp fire.
  11. Budget priced.

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