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Two Octave Zither with Redwood sound board and Curly Maple sides and Cherry back

$65 plus $15 shipping

  • 15 string zither (These instruments are also called lap harps or plucked psalteries.) 

  • Tuning is two octaves in the Key of G. The lowest G on this instrument is the next G above middle C.

  • Easy to play with tune cards.

  • All solid wood construction. These instruments are not constructed of ply and they are made by me in my shop in Virginia.

Zither Tune Cards


  • Their size is 13 1/2" X 6 3/4" X 2" and
    weigh 1.5 lbs

  • String spacing is 7/16"

  • They are finished with a rub-on polyurethane

  • The back and sides of my zithers can be Walnut, Cherry, Oak or Mahogany. The soundboard (the front of the instrument) usually is  a quality tonewood; either Redwood, Spruce, Mahogany or Cedar with either a comet or star like sound hole design. Some of the sides of my instruments may be of Curly or Birdseye Maple or other exotic woods I have left over. (see photos below). 




Curly Maple

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​Additional Features:
  • Sound quality is consistent for all instruments. Since the instrument is so small there isn't a lot of difference between the different woods.

  • Easy to learn and play tunes. You just pluck the string that lies over a dot and follow the line of dots from left to right.

  • A great starter instrument for children or adults!

  • Good to play in the car while traveling.

  • Satisfaction Guaranteed!

  • PS - You can add cutting boards to your order and not incur any additional shipping charges

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