Didgeridoo in Cis, Velvet Sumac (Fluweelboom)

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Project by Huug posted 10-24-2017 04:33 PM 1506 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This didgeridoo was made especially for the exposition “Vormgevers in Hout” at Fort bij Vechten, last weekend (see: ) This exposition shows the work of more than 50 craftsmen, chairbuilders, carpenters, greenwood workers and artists… My contribution is handmade didgeridoo’s from native trees.
It turned out to be a great instrument with nice overtones and not in the last place with wonderful colours: I’m really happy with the result. No surprise it was sold before the weekend allready …

-- Huug, Netherlands,

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#1 posted 10-24-2017 05:10 PM

WOW, that is some beautiful wood! Would love to have heard it played.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#2 posted 10-24-2017 05:45 PM

Thanks Paul! I haven’t made a video with this didgeridoo yet. On my website are some video’s though:

-- Huug, Netherlands,

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#3 posted 10-24-2017 08:11 PM

Nice work! Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 10-24-2017 08:48 PM

Oh my golly – stunning color variations and patterns and a musical instrument to boot.

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#5 posted 10-25-2017 03:15 AM

That looks amazing. I watched the videos. Wish I had one, not that I could play it, but it would be fun to try.

-- Rick M,

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#6 posted 10-25-2017 10:27 AM


-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#7 posted 10-25-2017 12:12 PM

Wow, that is some beautiful wood. Very nice horn!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#8 posted 10-25-2017 02:30 PM

Very interesting sound. and nice project, how do you hollow the timber.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#9 posted 10-25-2017 03:37 PM

Very interesting sound. and nice project, how do you hollow the timber.

- bushmaster

The way to hollow the timber is to cut the tree in halves, aka the sandwich-method.. After hollowing out with gouges you glue it up and clamp it… the next phase is to shave and sand it..

-- Huug, Netherlands,

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#10 posted 10-25-2017 06:31 PM

I love the sounds the didgeridoo makes as it is unique, just like your work!
Beautiful piece of art, craftsmanship, and music!

-- "It's fine in practise but it will never work in theory"

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#11 posted 11-04-2017 06:25 AM

Beautiful work! Do you saw it by hand? I would imagine you would want as organic a line as possible. I also imagine that however you do it it must be exhausting.

-- Todd

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