I have built a few harps with 14 strings and years ago I built a much larger harp with 29 strings that was more versatile but also rather heavy to hold in your lap to play. I can make a harp in either style from whatever type of wood you would prefer.
Harp #7, cherry-sold
To see a video of this harp please follow the link below: This is a 14 string wire harp with just under two octaves of range. It stands about 28″ tall. The wood is cherry except for the soundboard and back which are birch ply for strength. The tuning wrench shown in the first photo … Continue reading Harp #7, cherry-sold
Harp #3, maple-sold
I built this back in 2005 or 2006 and sold it sometime back then. It looked and sounded nice but it was very heavy because it was made of hard maple. I would like to make another out of cherry or some other relatively light wood at some point. This harp design has 29 strings … Continue reading Harp #3, maple-sold