Chinese Zither

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Roger Rosenberger
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Chinese Zither

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Has anyone here ever built such a thing? Or know where I could find plans? I would like to try it.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfgqHwBdsXw

Michael Lewis
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Re: Chinese Zither

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A general term is "guzheng", and there are several variations and sizes. Do you know what size or style you want to make? You can see some on eBay of all places.

Clay Schaeffer
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Re: Chinese Zither

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A more contemporary piece played on the gu zheng:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ylmo1zna3I

The Japanese koto, Korean gayageum, and Vietnamese dan tranh are similar instruments.

Craig Cowing
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Re: Chinese Zither

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I'm coming close to finishing mine. I'll post some pics when it's done.

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