Posted on January 11, 2010March 2, 2022 by Dale Phillips Kit Review: Musicmaker’s Hurdy-Gurdy Kit Review: Musicmaker's Hurdy-Gurdy Reviewed by John Calkin Originally published in American Lutherie #66, 2001 and Big Red Book of American Lutherie Volume Six, 2013 Hurdy-Gurdy from Musicmaker’s Kits Imagine the following scene played out in some Medieval dialect. The inventor of the hurdy-gurdy proudly shows his new gizmo to his wife. She puzzles over it for a moment. “What’s this, Joachim? Another Noah’s Ark toy?” “No, Lambchop, it’s a mechanical fiddle. It makes music.” “Hah! Good one! No, really. What the hell is it?” Become A Member to Continue Reading This Article This article is part of our premium web content offered to Guild members. To view this and other web articles, join the Guild of American Luthiers. Members also receive 4 annual issues of American Lutherie and get discounts on products. For details, visit the membership page. If you are already a member, login for access or contact us to setup your account.