kannel/ kantele (Baltic psaltery)

I'm currently  building kannel/kantele. It is an ancient instrument in the region I live. I used 2x4 spruce. Longest side is around 50 cm and other side is approx 40 cm.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kannel_(instrument)

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kantele

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Comment by Tom E on August 31, 2018 at 4:19pm

Thanks! :) it is tuned (from lowest to hig) d-e-f ( or f#)-g-a

depending on songs i tune between f or f#

Comment by Stuart Joseph on August 29, 2018 at 1:04am
It looks nice, good job on the chiseling khana I mean that in a good way. How is it tuned?
Comment by Tom E on August 18, 2018 at 3:32pm

Thanks!  :) strings are on now...  

Comment by BrianQ. on August 17, 2018 at 12:44am

That’s a lot of chisel work! Looks good

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