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TPW Hemsch French Double Harpsichord Kit by The Paris Workshop

Original price £12,195.00 - Original price £21,595.00
Original price
£12,195.00 - £21,595.00
Current price £12,195.00
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The TPW Hemsch French Double Harpsichord Kit by The Paris Workshop is supplied in kit form for home assembly.

The TPW Hemsch French Double Harpsichord Kit - 63 notes: FF-g''', transposable A392/A415/A440

In the standard kit the case arrives already assembled with its wrestplank, liners, and bracing in place. The bridges and ribs must be glued to the soundboard after fitting to the case and thinning it. The soundboard and hitchpin rails have to be glued into the case. The remaining woodwork consists of gluing on the bottom, fitting the lid and assembling the music desk and the stand. After the decoration of the case exterior, your instrument is complete. The kit includes a standard harpsichord stand.

Disposition: 2x8', 1x4' buff.

Range: 63 notes: FF-g'''

Transposition: A392/A415/A440

Dimensions: Length 237cm; Width 94 cm; Depth of case 28cm

 Harpsichord Kit Options:
Version 2, casework assembled (wrest plank veneered and drilled)

Version 3, soundboard installed (with rose)

Version 4, all woodwork completed (with rose)

Optional Louis XVI-style stand parts instead of standard harpsichord stand.

For more details about this or any other kit from The Paris Workshop, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Tel: 01274 288100

Range 63 notes: FF-g''', transposable A392/A415/A440
Disposition 2x8´, 1x4´, buff
stop levers in keywell
Wood Case in lime
Bentside in solid lime
Oak wrestplank
Bottom and lid in solid wood
Swiss pine soundboard
Keyboard Two reverse keyboards with ebony naturals, bone-slipped accidentals, pearwood arcades
Action Traditional wooden jacks
Assembly Braces either tongue and grooved, or dovetailed
Stand Turned in beech, dismountable
Music desk Traditional continuo desk
Dimensions Length 237cm ~ Width 94cm ~ Depth of case 28cm
Weight about 70kg
Instructions Manual in English or French
full size paper drawing
Level of difficulty Experienced to Professional
Standard version Version 2, case assembled
Version 3, soundboard installed
Version 4, all woodwork completed
Louis XVI-style stand parts
Specifications subject to change without notice