We often hear from folks that have “found an old zither in the attic” or “picked up this instrument at a garage sale” or had an instrument given to them by a well-intentioned friend or relative. There are a myriad variety of these old zithers, psalteries, ukelins, and other musical instruments around and most of … Continue reading Steel String Selector | What size string do I need for my musical instrument?
Every wondered why a harp neck is shaped the way it is? Trying to design your own harp and wondering how long to make the strings? The following is an excerpt from the first chapter of Jerry Brown’s book, Folk Harp Design and Construction, available to buy online. Jerry has included it here to explain … Continue reading Secrets of the Harmonic Curve