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Africa Zebrano Wood O'Connors Irish Celtic Bodhran Drum Tipper Beater Stick

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Africa Zebrano wood. (Microberlinia brazzavillensis) is honey brown heartwood with streaks of black and brown showing the ‘zebra’ stripes.West African Zebrano wood is very tough and durable, and is often used for objects such as tool handles. This makes the Zebrano wood perfect for O'Connors Celtic Irish Bodhran Drum Tippers.  Coupled with the durability of the wood these Bodhran Tippers / beaters are striking to look at with the dark contrasting lines. All O'Connors Irish Bodhran Tippers are made by an Irish Craftsman, not like some imported from the Far East.  They are made with the love of the instrument...

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O'Connors Fine Walnut Wood Irish Celtic Bodhran Drum Tipper Beater Stick

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For a beautiful deep rich walnut wood Irish Bodhran Tipper take a look at our range of O'Connors Bodhran Tippers.  Walnut wood is hard, heavy, and resilient, capable of resisting warping and suffering very little making it ideal for Bodhran Tippers.  All O'Connors Bodhran Tippers are made by an Irish Craftsman, not imported from the Far East like many on offer.  Visit our Tipper Section to see our full range in stock.

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O'Connors Spalted Beech wood Irish Celtic Bodhran Tipper Beater stick

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Tontojacks are pleased to have in stock the O'Connors Irish Bodhran Tipper Beater stick in a Spalted Beech wood.  Unlike standard beech wood which has little distinctive grain the spalted beech wood has dark lines running through it which enhance the grain.  These beech wood Irish Bodhran Tippers are very hard and tough, and  have good strength properties and high abrasion resistance.  For this and more O'Connors Irish Celtic Bodhran tipper check out our range on tontojacks.

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The making of a Dartmoor Gorse / Whin Bodhran Tipper Beater Drum Stick

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The making of a Dartmoor Gorse / Whin Bodhran Tipper Beater Drum Stick

Here at Tontojacks one of our favourite wood materials for our Irish Bodhran tippers is Dartmoor Gorse.  This is due to the beautiful markings of Gorse Bush wood. The first issue with gorse is finding a piece of wood long enough and straight enough from which to make a Tipper.  Gorse tends to grow in a very random twist and turn style with very few straight lines.  Once the gorse is found then you have the spikes to contend with which are prolific when trying to access the main stem or branch. Once cut the wood needs to be seasoned...

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O'Connors Irish Bodhran Tippers

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O'Connors Irish Bodhran Tippers

The Bodhran is a drum Instrument in Traditional Irish celtic music usually with a goat skin surface.  It can be played with the hand or more often with a Bodhran Tipper which can also be known as a beater or simply stick.  We are proud to be stocking a range of O'Connors Bodhran Tipper Beater Sticks which have various weights, lengths and are constructed from Beech, Cherry, Walnut, Hazel, Ash, Gorse and Blackthorn.  Oconnors also do a brush style Bodhrn Drum tipper made up of numerous sticks or dowels bound together which has a softer tone and can sometimes be...

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