Sunday, November 27, 2011

Cordage Mysteries Revealed!

How do you replace or adjust worn out cordage?

Wonder no more! This series of videos pulls the veil on this enduring mystery. Now at last, you can replace that welter of makeshift knottage that over the years has accumulated with a couple simple tie-offs.


Under the Hood

Installing the Low (suspending) Cord

Tying off the Low Cord

Installing the Top (restraining) Cord

Installing the Bars

Removing the Slack

 Tying Off the Top Cord


  1. Hi. I’m about to build my first one of these.
    Do you have measurements and also what are the beaters made from please?
    Also wondering how you get airtight plugs and the tuning done accurately of the pipes.