Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Looking for a master to craft an ocarina

  1. #1

    Looking for a master to craft an ocarina

    Looking for someone who could make an ocarina, That's gonna be a present for a friend of mine, so, I am wondering how much could it be for this piece of work. That's not a guitar. The most diffucult part of the job probably is understanding of principles how the sound is produced

  2. #2
    If someone has a fellow carpenter, send me a PM. I'll get an e-mail notification. And we'll have a discussion. I need a custom ocarian, like one in the list but with a specific design and initials

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    SE PA - Central Bucks County
    Posts
    56,571
    For folks wondering what this instrument is...as I was...here's a helpful link:

    https://www.google.com/search?sxsrf=...sclient=psy-ab
    --

    The most expensive tool is the one you buy "cheaply" and often...

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Location
    Wayland, MA
    Posts
    2,521
    Most ocarinas are ceramic, here's a shop that has pretty serious looking ones https://pureocarinas.com/shop

    Were you after a wooden one? Here's a fellow who makes nice looking wooden ones http://hindocarina.com/ocarinas/inde...oduct_list&c=2

    There's a bit of art to it if you want one that plays in tune, you probably want to go to someone who gas made them before.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    Location
    In the foothills of the Sandia Mountains
    Posts
    15,686
    Quote Originally Posted by roger wiegand View Post
    Most ocarinas are ceramic, here's a shop that has pretty serious looking ones https://pureocarinas.com/shop

    Were you after a wooden one? Here's a fellow who makes nice looking wooden ones http://hindocarina.com/ocarinas/inde...oduct_list&c=2

    There's a bit of art to it if you want one that plays in tune, you probably want to go to someone who gas made them before.
    I agree. Looking at the hindocarinas website, it appears that he has a cnc so name personalization, dates, etc. should not be an issue for him.
    Please help support the Creek.


    During the middle ages they celebrated the end of the plague with wine and orgies. Does anyone know if there is anything planned when this one ends?

    ---

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    New Westminster BC
    Posts
    1,681
    Can't offer to help you out but I'm in the process of trying to make one based on this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEeN6-kFm4g&t=682s. It looks easier than it is to get the sound right. As I said, I'm in the process but so far I'm not happy with the sound. Agree most of them are ceramic but there are quite a few wooden ocarina builders out there. My next attempt will be based on this link, https://www.instructables.com/Make-a...ck-sheet-wood/(haven't given up on the first design yet). Hoping to make a dozen or so for Christmas toy drives. Here's an instructional website based on ceramic ones that explains some of the design principles, so far it hasn't help me but might help others especially if you want to make a clay one. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_hM6j2P27U The Hindocarinas website looks interesting

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •