Updates: We have just migrated our website and have some details to clean up, so please pardon the mess! We’d also like to ask for your patience if we are slower than usual to respond to orders, emails, and phone calls. We are still dealing with the challenges of operating a manufacturing business safely during COVID, and we are working with limited staff capacity. Thank you!
Stringwinder noun 1. A specialized machine for manufacturing wound harp strings, or 2. The detail-oriented operator of said machine.
We make all of our own wound harp strings here at the Dusty Strings shop, and in order to get what we feel is the best tone and performance in each position on each different harp model, we use 40 different combinations of string materials, diameters, colors and lengths. Here's a peek into the shop at the making of a nylon wound harp string. Notice the large rack of different wrapping materials!