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Project by bake posted 576 days ago 1398 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My 12 year old son Cash wanted to make a gift for his mother for Christmas, so we looked around and came up with the door harp from Steve Ramsey’s WWMM.
The wood is all scrap, I think it was some kind of mahogany.
We made some minor changes to Steve’s design. We turned the striker balls into hammers so that they would not get tangled up and we just used a simple hole in the middle.
We had a little trouble with the finish but I don’t think that Mom will notice.
You have to love the enthusiasm on Cash’s face.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 576 days ago

I haven’t seen one of these for a long time. Very cool job
That steve’s always coming up with cool stuff.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Grumpymike

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#2 posted 576 days ago

These are alot of fun to make with the kids, and the kids learn skills they never knew that they had.
Kudo’s to Steve, I have copied several of his projects.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it.

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HorizontalMike

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#3 posted 576 days ago

Wow! Too much fun! Very neat!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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Brianb1

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#4 posted 575 days ago

I have had this project on hold for awhile waiting on one of the musicians in my family to replace their gutiar strings so i ciould make use of the old ones. I guess i need to bite the bullet and go buy some. thanks for sharing.

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MarkTheFiddler

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#5 posted 575 days ago

Hah! How very cool and super clever! What a great gift!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 575 days ago

Just an extremely cool piece.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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BadDavid

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#7 posted 575 days ago

Very neat, this is one is on my to do list for sure.

-- BD, where bad wood finds a home. Va

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Stevinmarin

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#8 posted 574 days ago

That looks great!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers. http://www.WoodworkingForMereMortals.com

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