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15 String Kanteles

I make three different 15 string Kantele variations

The 11 string and 4 drones model/       £1050
4 drone strings tuned either Dd aa or A a  aa with 11 strings tuned A B C# D E F# G A B C# d   This instrument has the same basic tuning as the 11 string but with 4 drone strings that enriches the sound with a warm harmonic rich bagpipe-like sound.
better for solo playing and meditation than ensemble,  See my 11 string Kantele for more info and tutor or playing.

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Black Walnut model £POA             more options available £ POA

The 15 strings diatonic version  D-d   D through to D also   £PA

Folk-Concert model:   15 string D-d  with 6 sharpening levers, folk Concert model also has a  K&K pickup. 
This instrument has the flexibility to change key easily.     £POA

These are larger Kanteles in every way.   

I now include my 2005 plans with the 2012 updated stringing  here:

Black Walnut 15 string Drone Kantele 2014

Custom Black Walnut model 2012


I have scaled up the 15 string to an 18 string also: