This has topped our nicest harp guitar chart as having the most bling. Featuring Mother of Pearl Vine of Life on the fret board and peg head, Dr. Stephenson also opted for his signature inlayed in the harp head. It … Continue reading →
Crafting a piece of work as sophisticated as a guitar headstock requires intricate carving and shaping. You could almost say there is “whittling” involved. Here Tone is paring the wood to get to the perfect shape for the design, almost as a sculptor removes bits of clay to reveal the perfect image. In this case, one slip may move the process back to an earlier construction phase. Or it might mean a band aide is required?
The newest batch of S-12 harp guitars will feature a purfling line around the top sheet, similar to a violin top. This gives the instrument a smooth looking outline and finishes off the top nicely. The new batch has been … Continue reading →
This is the Tonedevil Harp Mandolin. Originally built in 2009, it was a commisioned piece for a customer in Illinois. It features a standard mandolin neck with 4 sub harp strings added and is reminiscent of one of the early Chris Knutsen designs. … Continue reading →
Here is an original composition for harp guitar by Dave Powell. This tune showcases some fancy sub bass work with a bluesy feel and is featured on the newest Harp Guitar Music CD release: “Further Beyond Six Strings.” This version … Continue reading →
Here is one of our previous happy customers up in Quebec, Canada. Louis Vallee’ purchased the 2009 Tonedevil harp guitar last year and has just recently finished recording a CD which has a couple tracks with this instrument, here is … Continue reading →