Big Wave Strumsticks are IN STOCK
Big Wave Strumsticks are currently IN STOCK.
They require a 2-month lead time when we are out of stock.
• The neck is identical to the D-33 Strumstick.
• The wave-inspired body is one piece Padouk with either a Spruce or Koa soundboard.
• We are totally thrilled with the results; the tone is richer, fuller, and louder. The increased resonant chamber has allowed us to add a lower tuning too! There are two tuning arrangements available: our regular D A D (D-35 model), or a lower tuning A E A (A-35 model). The lower tuned AEA model has a brisk baritone flavor reminiscent of the Cittern/Irish Bouzouki.
• The design objectives were to create longer resonant paths within the body (for bass response) and to increase the soundboard area (for volume), but also stepping out a little with an elegant, festive body shape. The wave soundhole arrangement was designed to balance the resonance of the sound chamber and to enhance the visual design of the body.
• The Big Wave Strumstick uses ball end (guitar style) strings which feed through the body.
• Where the original Strumstick design uses a one piece neck and body approach, the Big Wave uses a two piece neck/body design, with a sturdy screw-in neck attachment.
Free $ 17
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At end of checkout you will see the download link and an email will also be sent to you with the download link.
Download is two pages, and you will Need 1 Roundhead Fastener (pictured) to assemble.
Or if you want it already assembled, it is $17, postage included.
Click here for: Assembled Chord Wheel Product Page
Do a Google search for “Song Title chords” (using title of your favorite song) and you’ll find a dozen versions. Enter “Song Title easy chords” and you’ll find a half dozen more. BUT they will be Guitar or Ukulele chords, not Strumstick chords.
The new Strumstick Chord Changer Wheel comes to the rescue!
This simple device shifts the chords from whatever Guitar key they are in to good old Key of D, the main Strumstick key.
It can also shift chords from D to G, for G Strumstick players. See what "Key" means below, if that word is unfamiliar.
The Chord Changer Wheel is FREE (download it, print on paper, cut out two pieces, put together.) or $17 assembled, postage included.
Basically, you find chords to a song. It’s in some funky key (it’s not in key of D) boo-hoo. You jot down the several chords in the song, rotate the wheel until you see those chords, and right opposite them are the Key of D Strumstick chord names. Pencil the Strumstick chords in, substituting for the original chords, and strum away, happy, happy!
For the Curious and Unafraid: What does Key mean?
Key means Team.
A bunch of baseball players make up a team.
Different teams have different names (Yankees, Red Sox...) but they have the same positions on the team (pitcher, catcher, etc.).
If you think “Team” when you read the word “Key”, that’s about it.
A team of notes (in certain positions called scales) makes a Key, and the Key gets its name from the first note of the team.
The notes in a Key (team) occupy different positions called scales.
The starting note of the scale gives its name to the scale (or team, or Key). There will also be certain chords most often used in each key. That's why we say "the chords for Key of E", or "the chords for Key of D"
A moderate downward tug and the Strumstick is in your hands ready to strum. Lift the Strumstick to meet the arch, the magnets "click" together and it's hanging again, an object of beauty.
Any wall will do. They are great for narrow wall spaces that do not accommodate most other artwork.
Disclaimer: We have field tested the magnet system for hanging Strumsticks at Strumstick World Headquarters for 10 years. We are confident that it is a workable mount for the Strumstick. BUT: It is not intended to be child-proof, active-pet-proof, or earthquake proof. Use your judgement as to its suitability for your display location.