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  • 2806 Holm Rd, Fife, WA 98424 (253) 926-8631
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Decatur, AL
  • Federal Way, WA

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Position: Retired

Education

Degree: High school graduate or higher

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Musical Instrument Bridge

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US Patent:
54109361, May 2, 1995
Filed:
May 27, 1993
Appl. No.:
8/068541
Inventors:
Lynn K. Ellsworth - Federal Way WA
John D. Shaneyfelt - Auburn WA
Assignee:
The 2TEK Corporation - Kent WA
International Classification:
G10D 304
US Classification:
84298
Abstract:
Disclosed is a musical instrument bridge for supporting a set of strings above a front face of a musical instrument. The bridge comprises a plate, a mounting block, and a plurality of fingers. The plate is attachable to a rear face of the instrument. The plurality of fingers are attached to the plate and extend towards a front face of the instrument. Each finger has a resonant frequency that is related to a predetermined pitch of the string supported by the finger. Each finger is designed to vibrate in a plane that is parallel to the front face of the instrument but to reduce vibration in a plane perpendicular to the front face of the instrument.

Musical Instrument Bridge

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US Patent:
55030548, Apr 2, 1996
Filed:
Apr 29, 1994
Appl. No.:
8/236388
Inventors:
Lynn K. Ellsworth - Federal Way WA
John D. Shaneyfelt - Auburn WA
Assignee:
2TEK Corporation - Kent WA
International Classification:
G10D 304
G10D 108
US Classification:
84307
Abstract:
A musical instrument bridge (50) is supporting a set of strings (22) above a front face (14) of a musical instrument (12). The bridge has a plate (60), a mounting block (80), and a plurality of fingers (100). The plate is attachable to a rear face of the instrument. The plurality of fingers are cantilevered from the plate and extend outwardly therefrom. Each finger has a resonant frequency or rigidity that is related to a predetermined pitch of the string supported by the finger. Each finger is designed to vibrate in a plane that is parallel to the front face of the instrument but to reduce vibration in a plane perpendicular to the front face of the instrument.
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