thing 27: awful horsehair bow

Today my ebay order of mongolian horse hair arrived! So I made a fancy horsehair bow. It’s an awful bow, of course, and I have no idea how to use a bow anyway, but what the heck: here’s what it sounds like on the rotten stick tension guitar and the rotten stick electric guitar.

(I got to spend some time combing horse hair. Instrument making has more in common with My Little Pony than I knew!)

"fancy" bow

"fancy" bow

1 thought on “thing 27: awful horsehair bow

  1. Dear Mr.
    I write to you from Republik of Armenia.
    I work as a violin teacher in one of the musik schools of my town.
    Many children attend violin classes in our musik school.
    Wi ask you to help as.Our school has no financial means to buy white horse hair
    of the violin bovs.Our school ask to present several
    kits of the horse hair and send on mail.
    I confees that it is bold to write such a letter,bat we need your help and support.In school of no money.
    Best regards.Artak Beglarian.
    Home addres;Republik of Armenia 1101 city Echmiadzin st.Komunarneri 5
    Artak Beglarian.

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