Wind chimes are those beautiful sounding percussion instruments that will fill the room with its positive vibrations. You want to experience those positive vibes at your place, get a couple of them for your rooms and you surely will love them. With great colors and sizes available, they will also form as the best room decoration.
Wind chimes are attractive, although they are a very simple piece of sound instrument. Simple in their looks, getting the right kind of sounds from them can be a tough job. Expertise is required to get the right one designed and Woodstock is one such company that has gained this knowledge through experience.
Being a family-owned business Woodstock was started in the year 1979 by husband and wife – Garry and Diane. Being a musician, Garry got into this business with the passion for creating the best chimes and made sure they all are fine-tuned and best design. Along the way, he also innovated and improved the designs to get the best of them. In this article, we will talk about some of the best models available from Woodstock and their features to help you choose the best one of them.
Best Woodstock Chime Reviews 2020
We have chosen some of the best Woodstock Chimes based on the customer’s review and their ratings for them. Hoping you will be able to choose one of them to buy.
In the Windsinger model from Woodstock, the sounds of the chimes are tuned to the pentatonic scale, and they are beautiful to listen to.
With an overall length of 68″ from top to the wind catcher at the bottom, look for the right room as they are a bit longer when compared to the standard size. 6 silver-colored aluminum tubes produce a beautiful sound. Each tube has its sound and when they are stuck together, they produce beautiful sounds. There is the silver-colored aluminum ring from which hangs these six tubes of different lengths. They hang from the strings that do not conduct sound; hence each tube produces their sound.
The walls of the tubes are thick so they produce good long-lasting sound. From the center of the aluminum, the ring runs the string that holds the striker. The striker is made of metal and when the wind catcher sways then the striker strikes the tubes producing the sounds. The wind catcher is made of high-quality material with the right weight to make sure even a small gust of wind moves the wind catcher.
- The chime is tuned to pentatonic scales
- The ring and the tubes are made of aluminum material hence provide lightweight to the chime
- 6 aluminum rings hang from the ring and they are thick-walled that produce good sound
- The chime is 68” in total length which is a big sized one
- The chimes produce restful tones when the striker strikes
- None at this moment
The next one from Woodstock is named Chimes of Hera that has the glazy looks to them. The chime has 5 tubes made of aluminum and they all are of different sizes each. Each size of the tube produces a unique sound and they together sound very beautiful. The tubes are tuned to the pentatonic scale like the previous one. The tubes hang from the black aluminum ring along the strings that are designed for the purpose. From the ring to the bottom of the wind catcher, the length of the wind chime is 85-inch. This is a very long wind chime hence advisable to be hanged at the right place.
The chime is nicknamed the queen of Gods due to its divine type of sounds being produced. From the center of the aluminum-ring hangs, the striker which is placed in the right position so that when it strikes the tubes it produces a beautiful sound. At the end of the center string, there is the wind catcher, which is black and hence provides a good contrasting color to the tubes.
- The tubes like the previous ones are tuned to pentatonic scales
- The strong aluminum ring holds all the 5 aluminum tubes
- This is a very long chime of 85” in its length
- Nicknamed as the Queen of Gods and produces divine sounds
- Windcatcher has the right weight to make sure it sways even with small wind
- No cons as of now
- Woodstock Chimes – Windsinger Chimes of King David
Woodstock’s next version is the Chimes of King David which is known of 88 inches in overall length. King David was known to be a very courageous warrior. Completely colored as black, it has the glazy finish and looks very attractive. It is glazy enough to reflect light from it. Made of 6 thick-walled aluminum tubes they are also of bigger diameter when compared to the previous ones. The tubes hang from the aluminum-ring along the strings which are designed to produce the restful sounds. The chime is sure to provide you the ultimate relaxation after you listen to it. The tubes are thick-walled; hence you will feel like they are resonating forever.
The wind catcher running at the end of the center string is made of the material with the right weight. Due to this, it sways better with the right amount of wind passing by. The striker in the center is made of metal so that the tubes produce strong sounds.
- The chimes are tuned to the pentatonic scale
- The chimes are nicknamed as the Chimes of King David and run 88” long
- Made of 6 aluminum tubes they produce very long-lasting sounds
- Right weight of the wind catcher used to make sure it sways properly
- No Cons as of now
Based on the Space Oddyssey theme the chime is tuned to sound like the notes of Also sprat Zarathustra which is the opening notes. Unlike the previous one, this is not completely made of the metal material. It has both metal and wooden parts in it. The ring on top has the teak wood finish but made of ash wood. This is not a ring but a wooden plate wide enough to hold 12 tubes that are made of aluminum. Each tube hangs from the string that is non-conductor of sound waves to make sure the sound produced is separated.
The length of the chime is 55” overall and is a good size to fit in most of the rooms. The wind catcher is also made of similar wood that sways around very easily. The striker in the center of the tubes is also made of wood. Hence it produces smooth sounds when compared to the metal strikers. With 12 tubes in the chime, the sound produced is different from the above chimes we have discussed. If you are a movie enthusiast and love theme-based music this is the best chime if you can have.
- Based on the Movie theme song from 2001: A Space Odyssey
- 12 tubes make the sound even better
- The ring, the striker and the wind catcher are made of ash wood
- Tubes are made of Aluminum material
- 55” inches overall length
- Some customers received used product
Known as the Wind Chimes of Neptune, the wooden parts have rich Bubinga finish that is also weather resistant. The wood does not get spoilt due to dampness or getting wet in the rain also. The tubes are made of high-quality aluminum that is painted in green. This to ensure there is not rust formation on the tube used. Any rust formation would take away the actual sound of the tube. The chime has an overall length of 54 inches from the gathering ring to the wind catcher at the bottom. The color of the tubes with the wooden parts is a great combination that you would have on the chimes.
The chimes are hand-tuned to pentatonic scale – specifically to note 5 – to give a very good sound when the wind blows. The chime harmonizes with the other Encore version of chimes from Woodstock. The wind catcher is customizable with the name or design so that you can gift it to your loved ones with the customized chime.
- Bubinga finish parts to make it weather resistant
- 54” in length fits in most of the rooms
- Hand-tuned to pentatonic scale – note 5
- Can work as a very good customizable gift to your loved ones
- Needed strong wind to sound
After the discussion on the Woodstock variety of t wind chimes, we are pretty confident you will find your favorite one from this list of best wind chimes. In the Woodstock website, there is a sound room in which the sounds of all the chimes are recorded so that you get the feel of them even before you buy them. Other than the ratings provided to them, we have also done some research on their sounds before we got them on this list. So we are sure these are the best ones from the Woodstock Chimes. Happy Buying!