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Note on kits. All kits require that you have basic woodworking tools and some skills.
Hog Nosed Plucked Psaltery Kit There are numerous medieval illustrations of plucked psalteries with this characteristic "pig snout" shape. They were popular through the Renaissance and Baroque periods. This simple replica has been designed to permit easy decoration with 3-1/4" laser cut rosettes, available as an extra option. The kit already has a large round hole drilled in the center of the soundboard. Also included with the kit is a set of 6 song sheets that slide right under the strings to help the beginner learn to play. Great tone and volume, can readily be used for performing. 15 strings, 28" long, 10" wide, 2 octaves.

Sound Sample KIT187   $109.00  

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Hog Nosed Plucked Psaltery Completed There are numerous medieval illustrations of plucked psalteries with this characteristic "pig snout" shape. They were popular through the Renaissance and Baroque periods. This simple replica has been designed to permit easy decoration with 3-1/4" laser cut rosettes, available as an extra option. The kit already has a large round hole drilled in the center of the soundboard. Also included with the kit is a set of 6 song sheets that slide right under the strings to help the beginner learn to play. Great tone and volume, can readily be used for performing. 15 strings, 28" long, 10" wide, 2 octaves.

Sound Sample KIT188   $169.00  

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Rosettes for Hog Nosed Plucked Psaltery Decorative Rosettes are laser cut from 1/8in. baltic birch plywood for exceptional clarity of design. These rosettes are thin enough to be mounted directly on top of the soundboard without interfering with the strings. For a more professional look these can be mounted flush with the soundboard. Large (3 1/4 in. dia.) Can only be ordered at the same time that a Hognose Psaltery is ordered.

Sound Sample KIT189   $12.95  

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Brittany 22 String Harp Kit The Brittany is a Celtic-style lap harp kit with 22 strings, offering a three-octave range from G to G. This beautiful little instrument has a traditional Celtic shape inspired by the Brian Boru historic harp. Its small size makes it easy for traveling.

Style: Celtic
Dimensions: H-29" x W-9" x D-19"
Weight: 10 pounds
Wood: Walnut Levers extra
This harp kit will ship directly from the maker to our domestic customers. International orders will ship to our warehouse to prep for final shipping to the customer. Since it is made to order and will take 8-12 weeks from the time the order is placed to ship.


Sound Sample HAR124   $499.00  

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Lorraine 29 String Harp Kit Walnut While the lap harp is more portable, it is actually easier for a beginner to play the larger 4-octave Lorraine Harp. It has 7 more low strings (a full octave) and stands on its 4 attractive removeable turned legs. The additional range in the base gives you those rich low notes. This harp is 48 inches high (56 inches with the legs), 23 inches deep, 13 inches wide, and weighs 15 pounds. Sharping levers extra.

Sound Sample KIT071   $899.00  

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5 String Mountain Banjo / Banjar Kit Fretted Modest skill for these, about 10 hours to build, the neck to the body needs to be glued, the head stock needs to be glued, needs sanding, tools needed are coping saw, sanders electric drill etc. Neck: Cherry, Ring: Cherry, Finger board: Wenge or Padouk or East Indian Rosewood (exotic hardwoods, various), Steel (fretted), Comes with two bridges (summer and winter) 27" scale length. 10" wood rim, 6" skin head. Goatskin head. Geared metal tuners (covered).

This banjo will ship directly from the maker to our domestic customers. International orders will ship to our warehouse to prep for final shipping to the customer. Since it is made to order and will take 6-12 weeks from the time the order is placed to ship. KIT124A   $159.00  

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5 String Mountain Banjo / Banjar Kit Fretted Modest skill for these, about 10 hours to build, the neck to the body needs to be glued, the head stock needs to be glued, needs sanding, tools needed are coping saw, sanders electric drill etc. Neck: Cherry, Ring: Cherry, Finger board: Wenge or Padouk or East Indian Rosewood (exotic hardwoods, various), Steel (fretted), Comes with two bridges (summer and winter) 27" scale length. 10" wood rim, 6" skin head. Goatskin head. Geared metal tuners (covered).

This banjo will ship directly from the maker to our domestic customers. International orders will ship to our warehouse to prep for final shipping to the customer. Since it is made to order and will take 6-12 weeks from the time the order is placed to ship. KIT124A   $159.00  

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5 String Mountain Banjo / Banjar Kit Fretless Modest skill for these, about 10 hours to build, the neck to the body needs to be glued, the head stock needs to be glued, needs sanding, tools needed are coping saw, sanders electric drill etc. Neck: Cherry, Ring: Cherry, Finger board: Wenge or Padouk or East Indian Rosewood (exotic hardwoods, various), Nylon (fretless) Comes with two bridges (summer and winter) 27" scale length. 10" wood rim, 6" skin head. Goatskin head. Geared metal tuners (covered).

This banjo will ship directly from the maker to our domestic customers. International orders will ship to our warehouse to prep for final shipping to the customer. Since it is made to order and will take 6-12 weeks from the time the order is placed to ship. KIT124B   $159.00  

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5 String Mountain Banjo / Banjar Kit Fretless Modest skill for these, about 10 hours to build, the neck to the body needs to be glued, the head stock needs to be glued, needs sanding, tools needed are coping saw, sanders electric drill etc. Neck: Cherry, Ring: Cherry, Finger board: Wenge or Padouk or East Indian Rosewood (exotic hardwoods, various), Nylon (fretless) Comes with two bridges (summer and winter) 27" scale length. 10" wood rim, 6" skin head. Goatskin head. Geared metal tuners (covered).

This banjo will ship directly from the maker to our domestic customers. International orders will ship to our warehouse to prep for final shipping to the customer. Since it is made to order and will take 6-12 weeks from the time the order is placed to ship. KIT124B   $159.00  

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Mountain Banjo Kit, 4 string Tenor Short 24 inch scale Modest skill for these, about 10 hours to build, the neck to the body needs to be glued, the head stock needs to be glued, needs sanding, tools needed are coping saw, sanders electric drill etc. Neck: Cherry, Ring: Cherry, Finger board: Wenge or Padouk or East Indian Rosewood (exotic hardwoods, various), Steel fretted. Comes with two bridges (summer and winter) 24" scale length. 10" wood rim, 6" skin head. Goatskin head. Geared metal tuners (covered).

This banjo will ship directly from the maker to our domestic customers. International orders will ship to our warehouse to prep for final shipping to the customer. Since it is made to order and will take 6-12 weeks from the time the order is placed to ship. KIT124C   $159.00  

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Smartwood Harp Kit Strings: 29 strings, nylon Range: 4 octaves, G2 - G6 Size: 49" Tall, 11" wide, only 14 pounds!! Woods: Laminated birch neck, maple pillar, aircraft birch soundboard, tulipwood psides


Sound Sample KIT236   $399.00  

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Strumbly Kit What is Strumbly?

Simply put - Strumbly is the easiest musical instrument you will ever play.

You can play songs using just one finger so you don't have to worry about contorting your hand into complex chord shapes.

Strumbly uses a play by number system and the numbers are stamped right on the neck. This literally makes playing songs as easy as 1-2-3.

Strumbly is designed in such a way that you strum all the strings when you play songs so you don't have to worry about plucking the right strings.

3 strings.



Sound Sample KIT237   $139.00  

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Hofner Violin Kit Hofner Violin Kit. With this kit the top and back are already cut, the back and sides are glued together, and the purfling groove is precut. The back and sides are maple and the top is spruce. Ebony fingerboard and pegs. The tailpiece, endbutton, saddle, purfling, glue, soundpost setter, bridge, tailgut and chinrest are all included. There is even a set of strings. Varnish not included.

Sound Sample KIT304   $595.00  

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Reverie Harp Classic The standard Reverie Tuning is a pentatonic tuning in the Key of C.

Features a solid mahogany top and a cherry frame and back.

Like any musical instrument - the Reverie Harp needs to be tuned. Each instrument comes with a paper tuning template that slides right under the strings to assist with tuning. We do recommend you purchase an electronic tuner if you don't already own one.

The Reverie harp weighs about 4 lbs and is peaceful sounding instrument tuned in a pentatonic scale

Sound Sample PSA052   $549.00  


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Old World Lyre Nylon Strung Kit Interesting project with high quality wood parts and some fun options for customizing with paints, carvings, laces, feathers, beads, etc.

Building Time: 20-30 hours

Tools Required: Spring clamps or weights, electric hand drill, router (optional), power hand sander, standard hand tools

Great sound and look.
10 Strings
25" tall
15-1/2" wide
Walnut body
Solid Spruce Soundboard
2.5 lbs
PSA055KN   $225.00  

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Old World Lyre Wire Strung Kit Interesting project with high quality wood parts and some fun options for customizing with paints, carvings, laces, feathers, beads, etc.

Building Time: 20-30 hours

Tools Required: Spring clamps or weights, electric hand drill, router (optional), power hand sander, standard hand tools

Great sound and look.
10 Strings
25" tall
15-1/2" wide
Walnut body
Solid Spruce Soundboard
2.5 lbs
PSA055KW   $225.00  

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Irish Bouzouki Kit Building the Bouzouki kit is much like the Renaissance Guitar in scope and difficulty. The box is pretty easy to assemble, but you need to be careful to keep everything straight and level as you glue parts together. You'll love the solid mahogany top for this kit. We like to add inlay strips around the edges to decorate the body. That might be a good excuse to add a router to your shop! A large celtic knot rosette is included in this kit.

Sound Sample KIT232   $399.00  

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Reverie Harp Kit The standard Reverie Tuning is a pentatonic tuning in the Key of C.

Like any musical instrument - the Reverie Harp needs to be tuned. Each instrument comes with a paper tuning template that slides right under the strings to assist with tuning. We do recommend you purchase an electronic tuner if you don't already own one.

The Reverie harp weighs about 4 lbs and is peaceful sounding instrument tuned in a pentatonic scale



Sound Sample KIT238   $349.00  

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Irish Bouzouki Completed Strings: 8 strings - may be tuned either as a bouzouki or octave mandolin Scale Length: 25.4 inches from nut to bridge Woods: Solid Mahogany soundboard, cherry back and sides, rosewood fingerboard Dimensions: 38-1/2" long, 14-1/2" wide Sound: This Bouzouki is a great way to add an interesting texture to your sound. You can tune it like a mandolin so mandolin and fiddle players will feel right at home with this instrument. Or try out some of the bouzouki tunings and see how much fun you can have that way! The solid mahogany soundboard on this instrument adds a lot of low end warmth and lends depth to the treble.

Sound Sample MAN130   $699.00  

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Reverie Harp Classic The standard Reverie Tuning is a pentatonic tuning in the Key of C.

Features a solid mahogany top and a cherry frame and back.

Like any musical instrument - the Reverie Harp needs to be tuned. Each instrument comes with a paper tuning template that slides right under the strings to assist with tuning. We do recommend you purchase an electronic tuner if you don't already own one.

The Reverie harp weighs about 4 lbs and is peaceful sounding instrument tuned in a pentatonic scale

Sound Sample PSA052   $549.00  


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Black Mountain Best Dulcimer Kit Spruce & Cherry These Black Mountain Dulcimer Kits don't require any special tools or skills to assemble, just a few hours of your time! Solid cherry back, sides, fingerboard and head. Spruce top. Frets are already in place and sides are pre-bent. Overall length: 32 inches Scale length: 24-7/8 inches Tunings: DAD and DAA. DUL017K   $155.00  

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Paper Tune Dulcimer Kit, Black Mountain Body is recycled wood product made into a resonant 200-pound tested cardboard. Shape is a very elongated trapezoid. 3 strings, mahogany fingerboard and head, nickel silver frets and mechanical tuners.

Many possible tunings: DAD and DAA are probably the most common DUL013K   $61.00  


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Saga Banjo Kit - Open Back Saga's OK-2 Open-back Banjo Kit offers any musician or hobbyist the thrill of accomplishment from building their very own professional quality custom banjo! All of the most difficult work has already been done for you and the clearly illustrated instructions make the process even easier. KIT300   $337.50  

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Saga Banjo Kit - Resonator Saga's RK-2 Resonator Banjo Kit offers any musician or hobbyist the thrill of accomplishment from building their very own professional quality custom banjo! All of the most difficult work has already been done for you and the clearly illustrated instructions make the process even easier. KIT301   $412.50  

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Saga A-Model Mandolin Kit The AM-10, A-model mandolin kit from Saga is the perfect item for any mandolin player who also enjoys working with their hands. Everything is included in this kit in order to allow the owner to create a high-quality, all-solid, completely custom mandolin. Many of the most critical steps have been completed, making this a challenging, yet easily accomplished project. As with all Saga kits, easy to follow instructions are included.
Solid flamed maple back
Select solid spruce top
Solid Maple neck
Rosewood fretboard, pre-fretted with position markers
Uncut peghead shape with rosewood peghead overlay
Modified dovetail neck joint
White top body binding
Adjustable rosewood bridge
Nickel-plated hardware
Strings included
Assembly instructions included
KIT302   $149.95  

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