About Us

I started making dulcimers and small harps in 1985 at a small shop in Vermont. Since then, I went on to learn the fine trade of bowed instrument repair as I worked in shops along the east coast. In 2004, I began to develop a finely crafted, easily tunable harp in my own shop in Goshen, Ky. where 'The Kentucky Sound' line of folk instruments was born. After many years of incubation, my first public venture has been launched: the 'Hewn from the Mountain Music Cafe'' in Crestwood, Ky. , later to be named 'Crestwood Music Shop'.

I hope to make my shop not only a place where folks can find products and services of high integrity, but also a relaxing environment where new and interesting experiences can happen.