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Percy Danforth Cedar Bones

Percy Danforth Cedar Bones
Traditional minstrel style design


 
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percy danforth booklet Includes FREE twelve-page booklet, "Danforth Bones: The First 30 Years" featuring Percy's original "Playing the Bones" instructions.
  • Handcrafted Product: No two are exactly alike.
  • Thickness and length of each bone might differ slightly.
  • Your item may vary from photos.
Only $24.99 pair

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Product Code: 101-20


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Ultra-soft and light-weight yet durable cedar bones produce warm tone with a punch.

Percy Danforth preferred pine because of the soft pleasing tone the wood produced. But I can't help but wonder what Percy would have thought of these ultra-soft Cedar bones.

Cedar, pine and fir are classified as a softwoods. Cedar is softer and lighter in weight than pine - but more dense. These soft yet dense cedar musical bones produce a warm tone with a punch. And they smell good too. This comment came from a customer in Middletown, Maryland:
"Interesting with the cedar, the fragrance started coming out as I was playing them."

Personally, I prefer medium to heavy weight bones because they provide the kinetic force I need to make them click with ease. But if you want to try an "ultra-light" pair of bones with exceptional structural rigidity that generates a pleasing tone (plus a pleasing scent) that Percy himself would surely have loved, then these Danforth Cedar bones are for you.
Features
  • Handcrafted Cedar: Like fine lawn furniture
  • Traditional Minstrel Style Design: Still popular over 150 years
  • Protective Minwax Finish: Keeps bones like new
  • Durable Softwood: Lasts for centuries

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