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I once picked up an accordion like this, with natural wood buttons. This one is a Steirisch Harmonika.
Touching these buttons with my fingertips felt good.

Maybe its an idea if you want to practice for many hours?


Are there any members who play CBA with this type of buttons?
And what are your comments about this type of buttons?



 
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Addendum, I dont know if these solid (?) wood buttons (Holzknöpfe) for Steirisch Harmonikas also fit a regular CBA chromatic button accordion?

The price these wood buttons is 1,5 euro a piece.
I can see 10 different wood types for these buttons in their catalogue.

https://www.volksmusikstadl.com/Steirische-Akkordeon/Harmonikaknoepfe/Holzknoepfe/    


I think I saw a couple of solid wood buttons CBAs on the internet, a couple of high end Hohners, Brandonis or Victoria CBAs.
But maybe the owners replaced the buttons with solid wood buttons?

Fismen also use solid wood buttons for some of their Steirisch Harmonikas:
https://www.fismen.com/en/products/diatonic/natur/   

This 5 rows Mengascini CBA retro model has wooden (?) buttons (click on the photo to enlarge the picture, option caisse en bois massif):
https://www.mon-accordeon.com/neuf/mengascini-retro

This olive wood case Harmonika from Beltuna also has beautiful wood buttons:
http://www.musiksebrich.de/Harmonika/BELTUNA/beltuna.html
 

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these things look good, if they match the accordion, but I love how expensive they are for a tiny wooden disc
 

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Yeah, that would be an incentive for 3 rows.

You can get these for making furniture etc., in your choice of common wood, for 11¢ a piece.
mushroom-button-top-wood-plugs-th.jpg


My buttons are flat, actually a little dished which would work fine. The buttons sized by the smaller shaft diameter, Im guessing, so Id have to find out what size has an outside rim diameter slightly over 1/2. Im thinking I could drill a series of holes on the edge of a 2x4, plug them with these buttons, and run it through a table saw set right at the edge, to trim off the shafts. Might have to glue them in. Wipe on a penetrating oil finish, attach the buttons with rubber cement. I could sort of see doing this. Ive gotten used to the flat buttons, but I think Id still like rounder buttons better.
 

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