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
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
Sunday - October 2 -
____________________________________ 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. ______________________________________ Items currently
Scroll down to see what I've got, then click on the
above for more pics and info. ______________________________________
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) ______________________________________
Rebuilt and renovated F-5 Mandolin
I made in 1998.
More details and photos in the Mandolins section.
The 10 -String 'Hardanger' Fiddle
has just been completed.
It will not be available until after the Rock Bend Folk Festival on the 3nd weekend
after Labor Day.
No price tag yet either. Should have that up some time soon though.
Custom built case with a bow included.
Photos available in the Violins and Fiddle section.
More details coming soon.
Octave Mandolin (# 83) is done
and is now available.
______________________________________ Octave Mandolin
(# 82) is now on display and for sale at
Scheitel's Music in Mankato.
Photos are up in the Mandolins section.
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.
1920's Weymann Keystone State
Mandolin for sale.
More photos and details in the Mandolins section.
Now on display and for sale at
Scheitel's Music in Mankato, Minn.
Nyckelharpa's # 5 an # 6 have been
re-built and up-graded.
The latest pics, info and details are now up
in the Violins and Fiddles 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!