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How to Change a String

How to Change a String

PDFs

We have several informative PDFs to help you learn to replace strings on your harp. Click on the links below to download and print these PDFs.

Tying the Harp String Knot - 1 page
(from the 30th Anniversary edition of "Teach Yourself to Play the Folk Harp")

Replacing Strings - 2 pages
(from the 30th Anniversary edition of "Teach Yourself to Play the Folk Harp")

Dusty Strings Guide to Changing Strings - 5 pages
If you have a harp made by Dusty Strings, their excellent, comprehensive instructions are extremely useful.

Replacing Bass Wire Strings on Triplett Harps - 1 page
(from the Harp Center instruction pack for how to care for your rental harp)

VIDEOS

Sylvia Woods has created useful instructional videos covering a variety of tuning and stringing subjects.


The Sylvia Woods Harp Center has created a video of master harp technician Peter Wiley demonstrating how to replace a bass wire string on a pedal harp.