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Daegaya is Alive. The historical field where the life of ancient country Daegaya is flowing


Gayageum Manufacturing Experience

  • 1st. To choose board & Attach band - To plane board and attach band on board more than 5 years old
  • 2nd. To attach base board to upper one - To glue upper and base board after fitting each one
  • 3rd. To attach end pieces to trimmed resonance body - To cut out end pieces and attach to finished resonance body
  • 4th. To attach bongmiㆍhyunchim at the joint - To attach bongmiㆍhyunchim to the shape of resonance body
  • 5th. To iron finished resonance body - To attach anjock and flower on ironed board
  • 6th. To trim joadan and complete resonance body - Final care of joadan and resonance body with sanding

Contact

  • 054-950-6112

To explain each process

To dry

To dry We dry paulownia trees more than 5 years to turn them over to keep bended shape steady.

To choose a paulownia tree

To choose a paulownia tree The solidity of material is not the same so we have to choose wood to make a good sound.

To plane

To plane This is the most important process. We cut out carefully the board to produce a good sound.

To apply glue

To apply glue Add water in glue to be boiled and apply it to the side to be attached together.

To iron

To iron To iron resonance body to make it more natural.

To brush

To brush To brush wood makes the grain appear as it is.

To decorate joadan

To decorate joadan This is needed to hang hyunchim and strings.

To make hyunchim attached

To make hyunchim attached This is to support strings.

To make bongmi attached

To make bongmi attached To adjust the tension of strings by pulling or loosening boodeul.

To make anjock

To make anjock Anjock plays a part to stop and support strings and to transmit a sound to resonance body

To put strings in dolgoei

To put strings in dolgoei This is to fasten strings when installing them.

To connect strings to boodeul

To connect strings to boodeul To hang and pull strings by using boodeul cords.

To place strings on anjock

To place strings on anjock To cut grooves on anjock and then place strings on it.

To adjust sound to a pentatonic scale.

To adjust sound to a pentatonic scale. To adjust sound to a pentatonic scale.
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