They told him he was crazy. You don't just build a harp. They didn't know Phil Wood.
By Shelley Grieshop
"A couple of years ago I saw a
harp for sale on eBay. I thought maybe I'd just buy one, I always wanted to learn to play. Then I saw the price and thought maybe I'd just make one," says Wood of Fort Recovery.
Before producing three beautiful handcrafted harps of various sizes, he did his homework. The self-employed artist visited a music shop in Bloomington, Ind., and leaned a $45,000 harp on his shoulder to get the feel. [More