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Bodhrán

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  Renaissance Drum  
  Traditional Irish bodhran  

The bodhran is a traditional round Irish single headed frame drum. It is an instrument of simple design with animal skin and wooden frame, ranging from 250 mm to 660 mm in diameter, which evolved in the early-19th century from the tambourine.

The modern bodhran resembles a large tambourine without the jingling parts. It did gain wide recognition as a legitimate folk musical instrument when the Irish traditional music resurgence in the 1960s.

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RWC Bodhrán

  Renaissance Drum  
  RWC finished bodhran  

Our Bodhran is 18 inches in diameter and 3 inches in height.

It's made in laminated birch wood to increase the strength of the shell and keep its rounh shape.

A cloudy clalf skin is stretched, glued and brass tacked around the shell.

One beater turned to an traditional pattern is supplied with each bodhran.

Each instrument is entirely hand built by 'in-house' experienced craftsmen to special order in our own workshops in Toledo (Spain) to the highest standard of craftsmanship. They come with 12 months warranty and 12 months free access to our 'helpline' for advice on setting up, playing and maintenance.

 

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Bodhrán Kit

  Renaissance Drum  
  Assembled RWC bodhran Kit  

The same Bodhran is offered in kit form for home assembly.

The price includes the license to build one instrument for private use and 12 months free access to our 'helpline' for advice on construction, setting up, playing and maintenance.

To ensure success, even for the first time builder, each kit includes:
A fully dimensioned working template,
A manual with clear and concise step-by-step full assembly instructions.
A set of photographs illustrating further each stage.

No previous experience of instrument making is required to build our bodhran kit. Making a bodhran is something that anyone with a little patience and perseverance can do.

A top quality laminated birch shell, two cross bars, an oversized calf skin and a traditional style beater are all included. Varnish is not included.

 

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Bodhrán Technical Plan

  Renaissance Drum  
  Finished and Kit Renaissance Drums  

You can make the same Bodhrán from scratch, following detailed step-by-step instructions through the construction process in a clear and concise manner.

A fully dimensioned life-size drawing with templates and a set of photographs illustrate each stage.

The price includes the license to build one instrument for private use and 12 months free access to our 'helpline' for advice on construction, setting up, playing and maintenance.

This icon indicates that you can choose between the hard copy of the documents sent by postal mail, or the downloadable electronic files, in pdf format to your computer. In order to view and print the pdf files, you need the free 'Acrobat Reader' program installed in your computer. Life-size drawings require large printers. Electronic documents have a reduced price, don't have shipping costs, but are non-refundable.

 

 

 

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Bodhrán Accessories and Spare Parts

  Renaissance Drum  
  Traditional bodhran tipper  

 

 

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Bodhrán Availability and delivery time

Not all of the items listed on our site are available immediately. Products without a reference nor a price are rarely available for quick dispatch. If you are interested in them, please contact us.

We publish standard availability, which means that this product usually ships in that time since it has been ordered. But at the specific time of your order, that interval can be longer or smaller depending on many production factors.  In addition, you still will have to wait for your product to arrive (delivery time). [More info about availability & delivery dates]

  Finished Instrument   Three months  
  Kit   Three weeks  
  Drawing   Three days  
 

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Bodhrán Configuration, References and Prices

   

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In April up to 25% Off

 
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  Bodhran - 18" with cross sticks & beater (Weekender series)
  Finished Instrument                
    Bodhran - 18" with cross sticks & beater (Weekender series)   FWBO   Finished   96.98  RWC  
  Kit + drawing + instructions + license                
    Bodhran - 18" with cross sticks & beater (Weekender series)   KWBO   Kit   32.30  RWC  
  Drawing + instructions + license                
    Bodhran - 18" with cross sticks & beater (Weekender series)   PWBO   Plan   18.49  RWC  
  Accessories and Spares                
    Beater for Bodhran - 18" (Weekender series)   BWBO   Finished      RWC  
                   

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All published prices are exclusive of VAT and shipping costs. They are shown in RWC.
The following exchange rates are valid on April 12th, 2019. See other conditions

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1 RWC= 1.501
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1.648
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1.962
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219.5
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2.616
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2.741
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1.964
CHF
126.2
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13.16
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27.40
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38.86
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