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"REVERIE HARP!" a new style of Harp from a kit

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Blog series by Dick, & Barb Cain updated 08-04-2009 11:12 PM 3 parts 7265 reads 71 comments total

Part 1: Reverie Harp Kit, Off to a pretty good start!

06-18-2009 08:49 PM by Dick, & Barb Cain | 27 comments »

I showed Barb this kit the other day, & immediately she said, ”I want one.” When the Sweetie wants something, I usually comply to her wishes. Besides, I can try making something I’ve never done before. This is the kit I ordered, it's called a Reverie Harp.. One thing about this Harp is, anyone can play it because of the way it’s tuned. It has a real soothing sound.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This is a picture of the parts ...

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Part 2: Carving the Celtic Knot Design, (Video upgrade)

06-20-2009 08:07 PM by Dick, & Barb Cain | 23 comments »

I spent about 3 1/2 hours carving out the background, establishing the approximate depth to the relief. Barb was busy taking pictures during the process. The Mahogany is real easy carving, but it may be a little brittle when I start carving the details. That remains to be seen.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Here’s a video slideshow of the progression._The Music is from a free download Handmade Music, by “Kentucky Thunder” on the DIY ne...

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Part 3: Making some carving tools.

08-04-2009 11:12 PM by Dick, & Barb Cain | 21 comments »

I haven’t got much done yet on the Celtic Knot carving. We’ve been up at our cabin, & there’s a lot of upkeep that hasn’t been done in the last couple of years, so please be patient with me.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This is how far I’ve gotten so far.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I started getting sore fingers from this knife I’ve been using. So I decided to make something...

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