Custom Harps

Spiers Customized Harmonicas

Joe Spiers is a Hohner-certified craftsman of exceptional quality custom harmonicas.

What is a custom harmonica? It's a very broad term, meaning different things to different people. Around here the focus is on how they play and sound, not how fancy they look.

Proper reedwork results in a dynamic, air-efficient musical instrument. Whether you order a harp from me or send one of yours to massage, it will project a rich, balanced tone that's louder without being abrasive. There will be an even feel or "action" across all notes including bends, from bottom to top.

If you're looking for responsive harps that don't fight against you, I can help.

* Repairs and tuning

* New/used harp setup

* Order my custom harmonicas

Please send your info through the contact form to get started.

When I have surplus READY TO GO harps on hand, I'll create a link here.


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