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Whamdiddle Tanoak Bones, Classic Long 8" (reg width)

Whamdiddle Tanoak Bones
Handcrafted from Tanoak hardwood by a master luthier with a graduate degree in Physics.

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  • Includes FREE illustrated instruction pamphlet.
  • Handcrafted Product: No two are exactly alike.
  • Thickness and length of each bone might differ slightly.
  • Style pictured: Classic Long.
  • Your item may vary from photos.

  • Welcome to the only store on the planet where you can get Whamdiddle Classic Style bones in 3 lengths and 3 widths.

    Whamdiddle Length
    Short: 7" (17.8 cm)
    Favored by players with small hands.

    Traditional: 7-1/2" (19.1 cm)
    Preferred by most players.

    Long: 8" (20.3 cm)
    Whamdiddle's original style. Based on a design by Hank Tenenbaum and still popular after 40 years, the 8-inch length offers extra leverage & power many players demand.

    Whamdiddle Width
    Narrow: Less than 1-1/16" (27.0 mm), min 7/8" (22.2 mm)
    Perfect for smaller hands or players who prefer narrow instruments.

    Regular: 1-1/16" to 1-1/4" (27.0 mm to 31.8 mm)
    Great for most hand sizes.

    Wide: More than 1-1/4" (31.8 mm), max 1-3/8" (34.9 mm)
    For medium and large hands. Massive & bulky—delivers brawny wallop.
    Only $21.97 pair

    Quantity in Stock:(Out of Stock)
    Product Code: 110-2401-CLR

    Description Technical Specs The Inside Story...
    Tanoak is a rare domestic wood that delivers a medium tone.

    The wood is hard, strong, and fine-grained. The color is tan with thin dark rays.

    This unusual tree favors the coastal ranges of California and the Pacific Northwest. Tanoak is an evergreen that is considered a link between the chestnut and oak (Tanoak has flowers like the chestnut and acorns like the oak).

    The tree is designated a commercial species in California. The extract from Tanoak bark furnishes the best tannage known for the production of heavy leathers, and Tanoak tannin has also been used as a medicinal astringent.

    Native Americans reportedly dined on salmon and Tanoak acorns. The large acorns were ground, leached, and then prepared as a soup, cooked mush, or a kind of bread. Ground Tanoak acorns have also been fed to chickens.

    Specific Gravity: .58 (approx)
    Density: unk pcf (approx)
    Hardness: 1350 Janka (approx)

    Whamdiddle Collection
    • Solid Tanoak Hardwood: Excellent for musical bones.
    • Practical Design: Handcrafted by a master luthier.
    • Quarter-sawn Lumber: Creates stable tone, won't warp or crack.
    • Includes Instructions: Shows how to hold and play bones.
    • Hand Rubbed Finish: Non-slip easy grip.

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