UPDATES 2019 New Anglo Saxon Lyre model available in stock/to order,  Lyreshop page here


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My standard range of instruments now on etsy,  off the shelf and standard instruments usually 4-5 months,  Also available accessories and supplies for these instruments as well as CD-ROMS/Flash Drives for offline versions of my plans. 

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Digital plans


Plans are available for instant download in PDF format,  designed to be printed out on home printers.  Wide overlaps to help collate the drawings.  Support provided by email.     These are my best and current models of instruments.

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Custom orders

Message or call me if there is something you wanted to have built or designed to order,  Longer lead time required for most custom models depending on materials and research.  Whatsapp/Messenger or Skype call for overseas customers also available.

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"Viking" Model 7 string Lyre 

With the Scale length and tuning of the Kravik lyre with the simplicity of the older lyre design to create a versatile and warm sounding 7 String lyre. Uses my Kravik Lyre string set.   available in Natural Cedar and Walnut or maple and oak wood or Forest Green, antique Brown or Black finishes.  made to order here:

 Instruments on etsy to order

11 String Kanteles

11 String Kanteles are one of my favourite Kantele models. the tutor book by Arja Kastinen is available for this instrument. This is a fabulous, great-sounding Kantele made with Cherry wood frame, Cedar soundboard and hard beech pin block for reliable tuning complete with the Tuning Key mounted underneath if wished, the culmination  of my 16 years making Kanteles, now added to my etsy page for quick order or with a through my website if you require a case or extra decoration like runic inscriptions.

11 String kanteles,my very best!

Standard Cedar and maple Lyres

My new for 2019, Cedar and Maple lyres are now available to order direct through etsy.com,  These warm sounding models with wood decoration on arms sound as good as the more decorated models but are available within 2-3 months.  These Cedar topped lyres combined with Fluorocarbon strings provide a versatile toolkit to explore different tunings and pitches.    These feature the same hide glued tops as my more expensive lyres but have a machine routed body from a solid plank.  Wooden pegs as standard,  harp pins or gut strings also optional.  The plans this model is based on the Sutton Hoo shape,  found on the 2016 Lyre making DVD   a simpler version is available as a lyre kit    

new standard model lyre, plain maple with strap


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