woodensyn.jpg Ben crafted this fine-looking enclosure/keyboard with a variety of wood types – he then made it functional by adding the guts of a regular old plastic keyboard –

The purple keyboard is made of the woods: purple heart, santos mahogony (for the ‘white keys’) and an unidentified yellow wood for the black keys. The woods naturally occur as the colors they appeared as… (inother words, no staining or coloring of the woods happened – just an oil finish..) The circuit inside the keyboard is a Yamaha PSS-140 and its been rewired and modified (also called circuit bent)

Ben Simon Wooden Synth