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Englemann Spruce Top;  African Mahogany Back, Sides and Neck;
Rosewood Fingerboard, Bridge and Head Veneers;  Walnut Binding
16:1 Sealed Gear Tuners;  Tusq Saddle and Nut;  Satin Finish
Soft Case Gig Bag,  Passive 3-Contact Pickup System

Harp String Tuning (highest to lowest):   D-C-B-A-G-F/E

The S-12 is the very first U.S.A. made, all solid wood, production line modern harp guitar.  This instrument was designed to sound and play great. It was engineered to be light weight without compromising structural integrity or acoustic tone. Having carefully examined several early 1900’s original Knutsen and Larson harp guitars, this design was modeled after these famous vintage classics. It is improved with some modern advancements including higher geared guitar tuners for easier tuning, adjustable truss rods, and CNC duplicated neck carving for precision and consistency. Without neglecting traditional construction methods a great sounding instrument was achieved with exceptional play-ability for today’s professionals.


  • Modernized Knutsen/Dyer design
  • Solid Spruce top
    • Flexed tension radius on top/back
  • Solid African mahogany back, sides and neck
  • Spruce bracing
    • Modified X-brace
    • Slanted back bracing
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Ebony bridge pins
  • Modified Classical Spanish Heel neck joint
    • CNC duplicated neck
    • Neck-through construction
    • Standard welded-end adjustable truss rod
  • Rosewood head veneers
  • Sound hole purfling rosette
  • Tusq nut and saddles



  • Satin Polyurethane finish
  • 16:1 ratio sealed gear professional tuners
  • 12″ radius fingerboard
  • 14-fret body
  • 4-1/8″ body depth at tail
  • 3-1/8″ body depth at harp head
  • 15-1/2″ body width at bout
  • 41.5″ overall length of instrument
  • Harp String Scale Lengths:
    • 33.125″, 32.25″,  31.25″,   30″,   29″
  • 25-1/2″ guitar scale length
  • 2-1/4″ string spacing at saddle
  • 1-9/16″ string spacing at nut
  • 1-7/8″ width at nut
  • Setup Specs:
    Low E height @ 12th Fret:  ~0.10″
    High E height @ 12th Fret:  ~0.070″
    Low E height @ 1st Fret:  ~0.023″
    High E height @ 1st Fret:  ~0.013″