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Order book 2019        Just 4 places left at present,  message me if interested in ordering. 

Booked with Commissions until September 2019.   October to December free at the moment.   

Note from 2020 will be taking a break from custom orders to build some stock for the shop/Festivals/Shows     

In the Long run making instruments in batches which will improve waiting times and availability.  

please email if you have any questions, 

From 2020 anything other than Standard range Anglo Saxon Lyres, Std Mandolin, Pineapple ukulele or standard Stick Dulcimer will be around 9 months on average.  

I try to have standard lyres available within 3-4 months where possible.   Please email me for more info

To place an order for instruments over £1000 a deposit of at least 10% is required with the remainder on completion.

Prices for 2019-2020

Moraharpa 2019   3 strings, Spruce, Pine, maple keys 26 Keys £1550 with case and bow,  


Flat top/back Army/Navy £750   Red Cedar and Walnut  Brass tailpiece   

Celtic/Sobell style small body Mandolin flat-back(12 foot radius) with carved Spruce soundboard, brass tailpieces from £2000 with case

A5 Mandolin  JR £2500  Maple and Swiss Spruce

A1 Mandolin  JR £2000  Maple and Swiss Spruce,  redwood, cedar optional

Jazz Archtop Mandolin (similar to F5 without scrolls, deeper body, mellow)   £2500

Flat top/back Army/Navy £750

Anglo Saxon Lyres 

Standard Models £1250,  Kravik Lyres £2000, Small Cologne lyre £1000 Sutton Hoo £3000, Taplow £3000, Irish Lyre £2000, Trossingen lyre £2000  small travel lyre from £700 

Lyre Kits 

Anglo saxon Kita,  just a couple left, Cedar or maple tops, maple body, ,  Zither pins or wooden pins   easy to assemble.  see etsy shop   14-28 days wait to delivery in 2018

Psaltery in G £950, In D £1000  (case is an extra £100)  Custom pitches/sizes POA

Welsh  Crwths 
Heyward £3250,   Student Evans Model £2250    With case and bow  

Standard Bowed Lyre £950  
Jouhikko 2 string from£500
Talharpa 3 or 4 string from £1000
Shetland Gue, 2 strung, carved one piece body from £600

15 string travel harp Poplar/Brass strings £800
22 String Wire-Strung harp, Poplar, Brass strings £1550
26 String Wire-Strung harp, Brass strings £2200
Student queen Mary Wire-Strung harp, poplar/willow Brass and silver strings £3000
Queen Mary based Wire-Strung harp, willow Brass and Silver strings £5000

5 string Kantele Custom £POA
5 string Custom with case £600
10 string with case £900
11 string (no case) £700
11 string with case £950
11 string Electric Kantele £750
15 string drone £1250

15 string diatonic £1200
New concert  folk kantele D-d 15 strings with sharpening levers £1550

Soprano Pineapple models

Koa with ebony fingerboard from £600  

Yellow Cedar and mango £550

English Plum wood Ebony fingerboard £750  

 Concert 17 fret, Yellow cedar top, walnut back and sides, Chacate preto fingerboard £750

Tenor 14 fret    Oak and Cedar,  Cherry,  Koa,    Walnut and Cedar,  around £1000

C Foster model £950, With Pickup £1050    2018 Bentside £1000 with case and bow  (Pickup +£100 if required)  Chromatic, Diatonic or Meantone/Just intonation

Stick Dulcimer
standard Yellow Cedar top, Sapele back and sides, chacate preto fingerboard with rounded edge case £750       Custom Electro acoustic £850

Steel string 12 fret L-00 mahogany and german Spruce from  £2000
Classical, Torres se-117 in Cypress/maple £2000
Classical, Torres SE19/Hauser 1937 in Rosewood/maple £2500 incl case

Short scale 580mm guitar (same as tenor,  13" wide body) £1550

Tenor Guitar
Steel string Gdad tuning   580mm scale  £1250

Will be offering these in 2020  Standard model(Spruce, Pine, Birch and maple 37 Keys) Nyckelharpa £2850 with case and basic bow

Clavichords 2019

I have plans and timber for a 1620, Mirrey model, (£3000)  and a 1750 Wahlstrom Double fretted model,   (£4000)

For Custom instruments or for more expensive complicated instruments I have to allow extra time for research, sourcing materials. Some instruments need to be built in stages, where wood is gradually acclimatized to become an instrument, Hollowed out lyres and Harps and also guitars for example benefit from this extra time. As of January 2017 with new CITES changes I will no longer use Rosewood, bubinga or African blackwood for exported instruments, I was using plantation grown Rosewood but this is now affected for export instruments. Currently using chacate preto on fingerboards with ebony and bog oak on custom instruments.

For Custom orders I now require a non returnable deposit of 10% to reserve a place on my order book, to cover materials.  I will let you know when I start construction, I often post pictures on instagram of my work in progress. The final payment plus delivery costs are always payable before delivery.  
Delivery overseas is now by federal Express, here in the UK by next day delivery, royal mail or courier.


Most of my standard instruments are handled through etsy payment system, for deposits for custom orders I can do Bank Transfer payments or Paypal,  at the moment I can only accept cheques in the Uk with Pounds Sterling.  as of 2018 I can also accept Cryptocurrencies for full payment, Ethereum, Litecoin or Bitcoin,  as these values fluctuate I would prefer to keep these to buy now instruments rather than long term commissions,   

Please feel free to email if you have any questions!

I run my business mostly online, working from home, 

My workshop is being re-organised over the next year and may be able to offer meetings by arrangement,  hoping to build some stock for 2020/21 so I have examples on hand which is not the case at present

Skype:  My skype ID is Michaeljking2007, If you download this app on your phone, tablet or pc and sign up you an ring me for free anywhere in the world,  (by prior arrangement only --time zones permitting)  email before you call as I will need to be confirm.  
Facebook messenger also an option, I usually respond to messages on facebook messenger in the evenings not in worktime
email:       sales "at"

Facetime/Google hangouts by arrangement

Mobile/Cell  phone in UK : 07523 233052 UK(or #44 7523233952 overseas) ( Vodaphone mobile network)  I usually have my  phone with me but if driving or operating tools I may not be free to answer in which case please leave a message or email me and I will get back to you.

Whatsapp   Email me and i will send you details