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Project by mountain934 posted 10-20-2012 12:25 PM 1090 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Since i started maing these harp mic`s, orders for them have been coming in steady. They let me combine my luv of doing bone work with a great sounding hand held microphone. I use military grade cb radio mic elements and switchcraft input jacks. Now i have in the works my idea of a vocal microphone, bone and wood housing with a cartridge type of dynamic mic element. The one with the train on was for a buddy who works on the Canadian Railway…i carved an engine, coal car, box car and a caboose. Which wrap around the bone mic housing.

-- R.S.Bretz, Pa.





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 10-20-2012 12:29 PM

Very nice work. I know this will be hard to answer, but how much carving time do you have in one of these. They ae beautifully done.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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mountain934

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#2 posted 10-20-2012 12:33 PM

It usually takes me a few hours but the train one i did took about 30 hours to do. That one is very detailed, to the point where you can see through the cab of the engine. I luv doing details or what i call..” eye candy ”...lol.

-- R.S.Bretz, Pa.

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MarkTheFiddler

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#3 posted 10-20-2012 12:39 PM

This is amazing. I am so very interested in what your are doing here. Not only are they awesome looking – the are the most incredible mics I have ever seen. I want to see your vocal mics when you’re done. I added you to my buddies so I can keep track of your work.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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LittlePaw

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#4 posted 10-20-2012 02:57 PM

Special, unique and very well done!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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WoodenFrog

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#5 posted 10-20-2012 03:06 PM

These are very cool! your work is amazing.
I play a little harp and these are so nice!
I think i’ll add you to my buddies also.
Thanks for the post.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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NormG

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#6 posted 10-21-2012 03:22 AM

Very different and also unique

-- Norman

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