The Bones-Clappers are crafted by Hans Weehuizen and Rik Homan in the “Jachtwerf Rik Homan” workshop. A lot of work, but then it’s just a hobby…

The Bones are prepared raw and then steamed in a pressure cooker:
Now get them onto the bending plank quickly to put them under tension:
There are many clamps needed to get the right tension:
Rik with his hairdryer to speed up drying:
Don’t stint on the sanding:
Finally, a polish and test to see if the sound is o.k.:

 

September 2018:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 2018
Measure and select, ready to process ….