I'm on FaceBook! Here you'll find more pics and info on someof the instruments I make plus lots of detailed photos on the actual construction of some of them.
Also YouTube videos of some really unique
(and really Strange!) musical instruments from around the world.
Fiddle Logo The Shop Biological Survey
I will not be set up at
Rock Bend this year. My big old tree died last Winter and they cut it
down, so needless to say... no more shade! I will be hanging out at the
North Stage most of the time and will have an Octave Mandolin or two
with me. Hope to see you there!
Welcome to TeeJays Home Page and
I make stringed Musical Instruments
and conduct field surveys for
Reptiles and Amphibians
(Click on the Frog to get to the
Saturday - February 24 -
____________________________________ Hello from the
banks of the WatonwanRiver at Madelia,
(The "Pride of the Prairie") ______________________________________ A note about calling here
and leaving a phone message:
It usually doesn't work!
Sorry... but using a cell phone with a
makes it impossible to hear
your return number.
Please use my E-mail address instead.
Thanks. ______________________________________ I will have several instrumants on display and for sale at the M.B.O.T.M.A. Winter Bluegrass Weekend in Minneapolis.
(March 2-5) ______________________________________
The FiddleHarpa is for sale once again!
(More photos and details in the Violins and Fiddles section. _________________________________
Nyckelharpa # 5
is available once again too. (More photos and details in the Violins and Fiddles section)
Scroll down to see what I've got, then click on the
above for more pics and info.
(# 82) Now has a new side sound hole and a
Curly Walnut opick guard.
Blue Octave F-4 Mandolin # 86
(The 'Ice Age')
is all ready to go to a new home.
Photos are up in the Mandolins section.
10-String Mandola (# 75)
is once again available. It spent a year in Florida, but didn't like it there so it has returned.
Now with new side sound-holes too.
(In the Mandolins section) ______________________________________
The 10-String Viola D' Amore is done and is at its new home in Richland, Washington.
There will be more of these!
Let me know if you're interested. ______________________________________
The 10 -String 'Hardanger' Dragon Fiddle
has been sold.
I now have video/sound samples.
Please keep in mind:
I spend a lot more time building than playing.
(More coming soon)
More videos in the Mandolins section. __________________________________
That's what's currently available.
Check out my Facebook page for
photos of the construction of # 78.
Great Big Giant
10-String F-4 Mando Cello.
The photos of the construction process
are up on my Facebook page too.
______________________________________ 10-String A-Style Mandolas have been available in the past. I might be building more in the future
but it will be a while.
(In the Mandolins section) ___________________________________
This is a direct link to all my videos on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/TeeJay5085 ________________________________________
OK...That's it for now.
Keep checking in.
I started making musical
instruments in the late 1970ís.
My first attempt was a 5-String Banjo made out of a pine board I found in the
garage... Read More... ________________________________________ Check out the other
Nyckelharpas I've made.
its a "FiddleHarpa".
A Nyckelharpa built to the size and tunings of a Violin.
(Look in the Violins
and Fiddles section above)
E-mail TeeJay@cccinternet.net Sorry...Had to delete the phone number. I usually run and hide whenever I hear the phone ring anyway. 9
times out of 10 its not for me and I'm really bad about getting
back to you if you leave a message. You'll have a much better chance if
you use E-mail. Thanks!