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Should I build a harp from a kit?

Interested in building a harp from a kit, but not sure? Here’s everything you need to know before making your decision. Most of our customer’s questions fall under four categories: Why purchase a kit? What is/isn’t in the kit? And some of our customers have general questions about the process of building a harp and … Continue reading Should I build a harp from a kit?

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

Clamping without Clamps

Musical instruments make for a unique woodworking project in many ways, not the least of which is the amount of tension they must be built to withstand. Guitars, for example, have over a hundred pounds of string tension on the neck and bridge, while harps can have over 1000 pounds of string tension All of … Continue reading Clamping without Clamps

Wheelchair Bound Woodworker Enriches Lives

The following is a testimonial written by Charles Glasscock from his woodshop “Chuck’s Wooden Wonders”. To the folks at MusicMakers; I have built a number of your pre-cut kits as well as some from plans I bought from you and have been very pleased with the result. As a retired aerospace maintenance engineer/technical writer, I … Continue reading Wheelchair Bound Woodworker Enriches Lives

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