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For Sale or Trade: Left-handed Bowed Psaltery

SOLD, and on its way to a loving home.

Started by S. Oravec

3 Apr 10, 2015
Reply by S. Oravec

used Unicorn Strings psaltery for sale

Unicorn Strings Celtic model, 30 strings—2 & ½ octaves, with note markers, onebow. Recently restrung, in excellent condition. $185 plus…

Started by Debra Burrell

1 Jan 10, 2015
Reply by Debra Burrell

Folkcraft Highland Harp for sale

I have a friend would like to sell a 1990s Folkcraft Highland Harp I understand that this is not the appropriate listing site.  I have no…

Started by glen scratchley

6 Sep 5, 2014
Reply by glen scratchley

Rigaud bowed psaltery

This bowed psaltery was made by Bob Rigaud and recently professionally appraised at $150. Luthier:  Bob Rigaud Woods:  Northern Cherry thro…

Started by B. E. Wilcox II

2 Jan 10, 2014
Reply by B. E. Wilcox II

Jerry Read Smith psaltery

This bowed psaltery was made by Jerry Read Smith of Song of the Wood.  It has two new strings and was recently professionally appraised at…

Started by B. E. Wilcox II

0 Dec 14, 2013

Wall Mounting Bowed Psalteries

I've come up with a new design for a wall mount for psalteries and was wondering if there was enough interest in them to begin building mor…

Started by Charlie Marshall

3 Oct 28, 2013
Reply by Charlie Marshall

1994 Rick Long soprano

Just saw a cedar top maple back for sale on ebay. Made 1994. Looks perfect. Starting bid $145. Not my item but thought someone here might b…

Started by K.Keller

0 Jul 30, 2013

Buy my Psaltery to support school children and music

I just listed a nice bowed psaltery on ebay which will help pay for the materials and shipping of three new psalteries to a 10 student scho…

Started by Charlie Marshall

4 Nov 14, 2012
Reply by Charlie Marshall

Tom Fellenbaum psaltery

Hello everyone..Im new to the forum and Im trying to locate some info on a Fellenbaum 24 string psaltery.I understand he no longer makes th…

Started by donna osborn

0 Nov 9, 2012

Looking 4 A New or Used Bowed Psaltery

I am looking for a new or a used Bowed Psaltery. I am thinking a Tenor if possible. I live in NB, Canada and I can't seem to find one aroun…

Started by Joanne Bois

3 Feb 11, 2012
Reply by Charlie Marshall

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Members who build bowed psalteries for sale

Spring Creek Psalteries - Sharon & Terry Kirby

http://www.springcreekpsalteries.com/

330-323-0618

From the Wood - Wayne Gaydos

765-468-7387

http://fromthewoodsinstruments.com/

to see his work visit

http://shop.indianaartisan.org/collections/musical-instruments

Waynie Psaltery - Wayne Simms

http://www.wayniepsaltery.com/

 

Prairie Psaltery - Richard Celata

http://www.prairiepsaltery.com/

 

Loon Song Psalteries-Charlie Marshall

http://www.loonsongpsalteries.com/

 

New Tradition Dulcimers- Dan Daniels

http://www.newtraditionsdulcimers.com/index.html

 

Psalteries by Dave- Dave Lucas  

http://www.davespsaltery.com/

 

Jon Williams Psalteries
(386) 853-0944

Westman Instruments - Tish & Greg Westman
http://www.westmaninstruments.com

Ringing Strings - Rick Long
http://ringingstrings.com

Michael J King Instrumetns - Diatonic Psalteries
http://www.michaeljking.com/psalterymaking.htm

Inspired Instruments – Carol and Joe Esch
http://www.windridgefarm.us/bowedpsaltery.htm

James Jones Instruments
http://www.jamesjonesinstruments.com/bowedpsaltery/bowedpsaltery.html

Omega Strings – Richard Spencer
http://www.omegastrings.com/

Master Works Bowed Psalteries - Russell Cook
http://masterworksok.com/

Members that teach Bowed Psaltery

Paul G.Sykes - MS  

Located in Hattiesburg
Contact Paul at
 pgsykes1@hotmail.com

or call him at

601-583-4115

 

Gregg Schneeman - California
Contact Gregg here on Psaltery Strings
greggschneeman@psalterystrings.com

 

Peter Tommerup - California
San Francisco Bay Area
Bowed Psaltery and other Instruments
408-867-4324
ptommerup@juno.com

 

Celeste Howard Ray
Bowed Psaltery lessons via Skype
347-796-4484
Skype name celesteray88

 

Maureen Barnes - Illinois
Bowed Psaltery lessons in Bloomington, IL
309-828-7957
dulcimergal98@yahoo.com
http://www.dulcimerdreams.com/

 

Dona Benkert -
Illinois

Lessons at Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, IL
Phone: 773.728.6000
& Folk-Lore Center, Warrenville, IL
Phone: 630.393.1247
http://www.folk-lorecenter.com/

Tish Westman - West Virginia
Lessons at Tamarack, Beckley, WV. Wednesday workshops also available for individual classes and to teach at festivals.
Sunday "Jam" 3:30 to 6:00. All instruments welcome, play mostly Old Time, Celtic & Gospel Music, not opposed to trying any tune called, once did a rap on Bowed Psalteries.
1-304-575-0998
tishwestman@yahoo.com
www.westmaninstruments.com

Rick Long - Tennessee
Lessons at Rick's home/workshop in Clinton, 30 mins N of Knoxville
(865) 660-4026
http://www.ringingstrings.com/lessons.html

Karla Armstrong - Pennsylvania
Karla plays a variety of instruments and does workshops as well. Please visit her web site for additional information or contact her via the web site or the information below.
(717) 632-8099
karlaarms@upontheharp.com
http://upontheharp.com

Carol Esch - Kentucky
Lessons in Carol's home/workshop south of Lexington.
606-676-0128
esch@qx.net
http://www.windridgefarm.us/bowedpsaltery.htm

Honey Smith Walls - Florida
e-mail Honey for more info honey@offthewalls.us
Melbourne, FL
http://www.offthewalls.us/Psaltery.htm

Visit Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer

Please sign up on the bowed psaltery players list

Tish's list is a valuable resource when searching for other players. http://www.westmaninstruments.com/Bowed_Psaltery_List.html

If you are already on Tish's list, why don't you stop in and update your info? While your there take a look to see if there are new players in your area. Who knows, you might get together and make a recording.

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