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Purchasing a Harp | Harp 101

In this article we’ll go over a number of things to look for when purchasing a harp: type of harp, size of harp, number of strings on the harp, sharping levers, spring spacing, type of wood, and harp tone. What you need to know about purchasing a harp Q: I am considering becoming a harp … Continue reading Purchasing a Harp | Harp 101

Building a Harp: Woodworking Tips and Customization Ideas

Here are a collection of articles Jerry wrote for the Folk Harp Journal about building a harp for yourself.  These features were written to celebrate and encourage the craft of harp-making by home hobbyists around the world. The goal was to publicize the excellent, and sometimes surprising, results of several of these adventurous woodworkers.  The … Continue reading Building a Harp: Woodworking Tips and Customization Ideas

Change a Harp String

Video Here’s a video that walks you through the basics of installing/replacing harp strings. Scroll down to read about the procedure. Wondering how to change a harp string? Changing a lever harp string is something that most people have never attempted. This guide is meant to help you through changing strings on your harp until … Continue reading Change a Harp String

Troubleshooting Your Harp

Tuning Tips for Harp It is best to tune the harp with all sharping levers flipped down (disengaged), so there will be no interference from the levers. Please note that this means you may be tuning some strings to flats instead of natural notes. If you have levers on the B strings, for example, you … Continue reading Troubleshooting Your Harp

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