Jerry & Louise told me about going for a drive in Tennessee yesterday and meeting Henry Beckman in his shop.
Here’s a video Louise took: http://youtu.be/zNGAI4CrMZM
Here’s some articles I found on-line that mentions Henry Beckman
Henry and Jewel’s Wood Shop (Click on each little photo for a larger image) http://www.timesdaily.com/archives/collection_55654286-396f-5525-8ebd-27d81689e37e.html
Woodcarver chiseling away at 80 http://www.timesdaily.com/archives/article_2be82ea3-2b8d-5b4e-a6cc-59d7432ccd7d.html
This Tennessee Music Box was strung by Henry Beckman with piano wire http://dulcimerarchive.omeka.net/items/show/36
Henry Beckman is mentioned in this article by Sandy Conatser http://home.usit.net/~sandyc/mb.html
As long as we’re on the subject of Tennessee Music Boxes, here is something I posted back in 2011 about my “New old Tennessee Music Box” that I bought in the same part of Tennessee: