Bill Robison

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@bill-robison • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "I've Just Bought a BANJO !!!!":
"I just got a Deering Goodtime 5 string banjo, how do I tune or capo to play along with dulcimers in DAD? It has spikes for capo on 5th string. Any help..."
Bill Robison
 
@bill-robison • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "half frets under a single string":
"I am building a banjo dulcimer for a lady with small hands, most of her instruments have the 1 1/2 fret on the middle string. She says it is easier to get  a..."
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@bill-robison • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "half frets under a single string":
"I have been asked to put a 1 1/2 fret under the middle string, rather than cut all the way across the fret board, I drilled a shy 1/16 inch hole on each side..."

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Sound posts?


has anyone tried sound posts on a dulcimer? since a lot of the bridges...
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Dorsey Williams Dulcimer


Hope someone can enlighten me on this dulcimer. It has a tag inside...
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WARREN MAY DULCIMER


Is anyone familiar with Warren May dulcimers? This is about 20 yrs old...
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finish on poplar


I am getting ready to assemble an instrument, all yellow poplar ecept...
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Playing at nursing homes


Hi, I am a fairly new dulcimer fan , about 3 years now, I play at 4...
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carved scrolls


has anyone tried carving the scrolls in relief, similar to a violin...
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half frets under a single string

Posted: Sunday January 8 2017, 7:21 PM
By: @Lisa Golladay

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Bill Robison
05/21/16 08:13:19AM @bill-robison:

My latest Banjo dulcimer , made from Indiana yellow poplar


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Sharon Day
03/21/16 06:19:05PM @sharon-day:
> Sorry to say, i put the festival in the hands of new organizers. Due to complications, the festival has been cancelled.

Julia Poor
09/03/14 04:04:32PM @julia-poor:

Bill,

Thanks. Smile.gif

We were having our dulcimer group last night, and a man came in from another meeting that was being held in the building to ask about dulcimers. His wife is interested in playing, and he asked if there was anyone in Rockville. I'll try to get in touch with him. You''d be about 20 minutes or so from Rockville, wouldn't you?

I did point him in Bill Berg's direction for a beginner dulcimer.

I'll let you know what I find out.

Julia


John Keane
03/31/14 08:06:12PM @john-keane:

Howdy and welcome to the FOTMD crew!


Jim Fawcett
03/31/14 08:02:00PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Bill, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.


Ken Longfield
03/31/14 07:50:04PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD Bill. It's good to have you aboard.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."


Karen Keane
03/31/14 06:34:25PM @karen-keane:
Hello and welcome to the site. This is a great place to share ideas and listen to music. I hope you enjoy!
Rob N Lackey
03/31/14 06:30:39PM @rob-n-lackey:

Welcome, Bill, to this little corner of dulcimer heaven. Hope you enjoy it here.

Rob


Benjamin W Barr Jr
03/31/14 05:19:30PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Bill, and welcome to the wonderful world of the Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. It's a good place to come, spend some time, learn about the dulcimer, and to meet some good people.

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