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The Custom Harp builder, Glenn J. Hill of Mountain Glen Harps 2015-10-28 14:01:00

This 34 string Carved Cherry wood Harp was well received at the Southeaster Harp Weekend, but at this point, is still for sale. It has a full set of Loveland sharping levers, a solid, 40 year air -dried, Spruce sound board. The carving in the neck and pillar is set with rounded natural polished clear quartz crystals. The note range is from low B, the third B below middle C, up to G.The total finished weight is 16 7 1/2 lbs. Price, plus shipping is $5,580. You can message me if you are interested ! 🙂 Or email [email protected]

The Custom Harp builder, Glenn J. Hill of Mountain Glen Harps 2015-05-15 22:39:00

Just finishing up a new 73 string 6 X 6 Cross strung harp, built form Hawaiian Koa wood and Engleman Spruce !

The Custom Harp builder, Glenn J. Hill of Mountain Glen Harps 2014-10-22 08:19:00

The Custom Harp builder, Glenn J. Hill of Mountain Glen Harps 2014-10-21 19:56:00

Here is a video of me playing  this new 12th century French Lyre! 😉

The Custom Harp builder, Glenn J. Hill of Mountain Glen Harps 2014-10-21 19:56:00

Here is a video of me playing  this new 12th century French Lyre! 😉

The Custom Harp builder, Glenn J. Hill of Mountain Glen Harps 2014-10-21 19:53:00

I just completed this very special 10 string Lyre. It is designed to be a possible re-creation, of a  12th century French /English Lyre that perhaps would have been played in the court of Henry II and Elanor of Aquatint. I built it to be played on stage during a semi-professional production of ‘The Lion in Winter’, at the Camelot Theater in Talent Oregon. It is built with 40 year air-dried Engelman Spruce and Black Walnut, with gold leaf work, painted decoration and crystal inlays.

The Custom Harp builder, Glenn J. Hill of Mountain Glen Harps 2014-05-08 11:12:00

These are photos of a re-created 7 string Viking Lyre I created for a client several years ago, using Oregon Myrtle wood and Engleman Spruce. There are inset amber ‘eyes’, in the stylized dragon heads carved on the top of the Lyre. The string tension is quite light, with three different string gauges used.

The Custom Harp builder, Glenn J. Hill of Mountain Glen Harps 2014-01-17 19:22:00

These are pictures of a new piece, a 10 string Myrtlewood Lyre, with Twisted “Ram`s Horn” necks, and a carved Menorah with olive leaves on the back, that  I am building today, workign on the final carving now. The first shots are of the rough clamped construction, and on to today !:-)

The Custom Harp builder, Glenn J. Hill of Mountain Glen Harps 2014-01-17 16:32:00

Here is the finished Jerusalem Olive wood Lyre.

The Custom Harp builder, Glenn J. Hill of Mountain Glen Harps 2014-01-17 16:25:00

This is myself playing , demonstration the Custom ‘Shamah’ nylon strung Lyre. It is built from Black Walnut and 35+ year , air-dried Engleman Spruce.

http://youtu.be/T5GG8T7v72Y