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Mesopotamian Lap Harp #1: Mesopotamian Lap Harp 1

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Blog entry by icemanhank posted 07-08-2018 01:14 AM 712 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
no previous part Part 1 of Mesopotamian Lap Harp series Part 2: 2 setting out the strings »

I have been asked to make an ancient Lap Harp and given a few photos to go by, not much really so it’s a bit experimental. Here are some pics so far.

-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia



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johnstoneb

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#1 posted 07-08-2018 11:59 AM

Looks like a good start

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#2 posted 07-08-2018 12:11 PM

Good start, David!. I can’t wait to see how the strings are fastened!!

Cheers, Jim

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#3 posted 07-08-2018 02:33 PM

Good start. That knot on the end may cause problems…

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#4 posted 07-09-2018 11:21 AM

A musician woodworker at work…

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#5 posted 07-10-2018 08:12 AM

Epoxy will fix her, haha.


Good start. That knot on the end may cause problems…

- bandit571


-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia

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#6 posted 07-10-2018 08:13 AM

Probably should be practicing mate!


A musician woodworker at work…

- crowie


-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia

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