Hurd-Gurdy Dwarf:

 

2-3 melodic strings

2 drones

1-2 trumpets

 

 

-The dronebridges(bourdons) are adjustable.

         This allows to vary the pressure of the strings

         on the wheel.

         More pressure=loud drone,

         less pressure=soft drone.

 

-Precision tuners are installed in the pegbox.

           Thanks to planetary geared pegs

            take a quick finetunig for granted.

 

-the top is spruce wood from the swiss alps and german walnut for the corpus

-oiled surface

 

optional:

-adjustable melodic string-bridge,

-pickup

- 6-8sympathetic strings

-capos for trumpets and drones

 

 

Hurdy-Gurdy Shakti:

 

2-4 melodic strings

2-3 drones

2-3 trumpets

 

 

-The dronebridges(bourdons) are adjustable.

         This allows to vary the pressure of the strings

         on the wheel.

 

-Precision tuners are installed in the pegbox.

          

 -the top is slowly grown spruce wood and the body is made of marple both from the swiss alps

 

- keys and other parts are made from ebony

 

- violin varnished surface (many layers)

 

- adjustable melodicstring- bridge

 

-purfling

 

optional:

-adjustable melodic string-bridge,

-pickup

- 8-12 sympathetic strings

-capos for trumpets and drones