The Dusty Blog

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Posted by Dusty - Apr 9, 2020, 4:45 PM
This pandemic has created a unique set of challenges for everyone. With a stay at home order in place, we've had to put our instrument production on hold, and it has felt really important to all of us to find a way to contribute to the greater cause and to support the medical staff who are on the front lines taking care of people every day.
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Posted by Dusty - Nov 18, 2015, 6:57 PM
We are often asked how our abalone Celtic knot inlay is done, so here is Frank Posenke, 19-year veteran of our Finish Team and Celtic knot specialist (among his many other skills), to show you what the process is like.
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Posted by Dusty - Aug 19, 2014, 3:47 PM
A short video showing a nylon wound harp string being made.
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Posted by Dusty - Jul 1, 2014, 12:09 PM
We documented parts of the building process when we made our first orphan harp, and we thought it would be fun to show you a little of what goes into making a harp!