Weekend Project Provide A Musical Welcome For You And Your Guests
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Make A Door Harp Photos by Marian Hood There seems to be some debate about where door harps originated: some sources say China, some say Sweden and some say Finland.Nonetheless, the lore surrounding the door harp's purpose is consistent.
In addition to welcoming visitors, the door harp supposedly draws positive energy in and sends negative energy out.The beauty of this project is that you can use hand tools, woodworking machines or a combination of the two, depending on your skills and interests.
A door harp can be any shape.I create designs by cutting shapes from paper.The size of the harp is often determined by the stock I have on hand.This harp is 11" high and 8" wide.The harp should be 1" to 1-1/2" thick when completed in order to securely hold the tuning pins.
Once you've decided on the shape, you'll need to cut two pieces - a thicker piece for the front and a thinner piece, usually about 1/8", for the back.The back can be made from Baltic birch ply, or you can use a bandsaw to obtain 1/8" stock.
I use a scroll saw to cut the initial shape but a bandsaw or a...