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lyre cd


kantele cd new update!!


more plans

Stick Dulcimer


 stick dulcimer in maple

Stick Dulcimer Printed plans and DVD-ROM

last few sets of plans/disc £25

Available from my ebay shop (click here)

Stick Dulcimers plans and instruments available

18 String Kantele for sale just £550 plus shipping/postage

All plans available for now on physical discs once again, digital plans hopefully back later in the year

diatonic Psaltery

Diatonic Bowed Psaltery (SOLD) 2014 available to order

15 String Kantele 2014  

Instruments and plans available here:

Soon:  2015 Shetland Gue

new gue

Stick Dulcimer Baritone tuning

Universal Lyre

Lyre Making CD-Rom 2014  update!
7 plucked lyre plans plus now 4 extra plans (Bowed Lyre plans including Crwth, Jouhikkos and Shetland Gue) Trossingen Lyre Kolrosing info now added too!

lyre cd

for more CD-Roms and downloadable plans go here

Latest Trossingen Lyre videos:

Irish Wire Strung Lyre

brass mounts on irish lyre

Stick Dulcimer making Series DVD set available 
box set
Standard Model Anglo-Saxon lyre


nest of
shetland gues

Bowed Psaltery in G
Plans still available and instruments can be ordered
bowed psaltery

Mandolin Straps for Stick Dulcimer available:

New Shetland Gue model

nest of shetland guescustom eebony
stick dulcimer

Shetland Gue's   Poplar and spruce relic finishes  last available
email me
three string Jouhikko  ・ス・ス笆ス・ス・」350  one only
Plans also available,  see plans and Gue pages
Bowed Psalteries plans, instrument and Building Course 2014 :

bowed psaltery

Electric Ukuleles


Electric Ukulele bridge making
(plans available here)

Stick Dulcimer Tutorial with Tabs

Youtube Video Channel

Morning Thorpe Lyre plans separate download

thorpe lyre plansupdated and available now

Plans page

Wire strung harps.....

more on my harp page soon!

Lyre Making CD-Rom 2013  update!
7 plucked lyre plans plus now 4 extras (Bowed Lyre plans including Crwth, Jouhikkos and Shetland Gue)

lyre cd

for more CD-Roms and downloadable plans go here

Icelandic Langpil plans now available!

15 String Kantele, Drone model! new plans

New plans to download!

Shetland Gue  

2 String Jouhikko

15 String drone Kantele

Tenor Ukulele (1st December)

The new October edition of my  Lyre-Making CD-ROM now includes as an extra all my Bowed lyres plans (Shetland Gue, Crwth, Jouhikkos)
 These are also available to purchase here

I am planning to prepare a new Trossingen Lyre kit for 2013 if there is sufficient interest  email if you are and I will add you to my mailing list!

Sutton Hoo lyre replica

New Epinette plans available