Don Smith

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Location: Arizona, Coolidge
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Don Smith
@don-smith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "String Sources, gauges, types":
"Robin Thompson: I second Ken H's suggestion to pluck a string then turn the tuning knob.  It is so easy to be turning the wrong tuner-- I've done it enough..."
Don Smith
@don-smith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "String Sources, gauges, types":
"Just checked it was Amazon I just realized the set i posted was for a four string set and you need 5 some of the strings you need are banjo gauges..."
Don Smith
@don-smith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "String Sources, gauges, types":
"johnpat27: Where is a good source of strings? I am able to get them from the luthier, but I'd like to have a backup plan in case he retires. Its easy to..."
Don Smith
@don-smith • 2 months ago • comments: 3
Liked a youtube item created by @donkee: Love me tender DAA
Don Smith
@don-smith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Liked a forum discussions item created by @lois-sprengnether-keel: Why I generally play solo
Don Smith
@don-smith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Why I generally play solo":
"Those rules made me chuckle"
Don Smith
@don-smith • 2 months ago • comments: 11
Liked a group discussions item created by @strumelia: Building the Celtic Strum
Don Smith
@don-smith • 2 months ago • comments: 11
Posted a new Comment on Building the Celtic Strum:
"that looks almost like a variation of a mandolin very beautiful build"
Don Smith
@don-smith • 2 months ago • comments: 12
Posted a new Comment on Brown Little Birds :
"Loved the song Robin I do not know if I have mentioned this or not but my wifes name is also Robbin and yes i spelled her name correctly it is spelled with..."
Don Smith
@don-smith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Have not been on in awhile":
"Robin Thompson: Don, it's wonderful you're going to build gourd banjos for your kids and grandkids!   Oh, I'm so glad you kept all your fingers in the..."
Don Smith
@don-smith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Have not been on in awhile":
"Strumelia: Love that gourd banjer!  The moon inlay! And the copper tacks? Wow i bet it has a wonderful deep voice. How are you tuning it Don? To start I..."
Don Smith
@don-smith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Have not been on in awhile":
"Ken Longfield: Very nice Don. Have fun playing it. Welcome back. Ken "The dulcimer sings a sweet song." Thank you @ken-longfield it only took me about 6..."
Don Smith
@don-smith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Have not been on in awhile":
"Well I have been fairly busy for awhile between taking care of my wife and building her a Dulcimer and me a Gourd Banjo I have finally completed my Gourd..."

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Question on sound differences


Its me again with another question made the mistake of showing my wife...
@Don Smith 4 months ago - Comments: 8
Don Smith

Need Some Input


I have started my build of a Dulcimer for my wife I have all the wood...
@Don Smith 4 months ago - Comments: 6
Don Smith

need some guideance


does anyone have a suggestion as to how i can get my wife to relax her...
@Don Smith 5 months ago - Comments: 11
Don Smith

question on sound holes


I m going to be building a hour glass shaped dulcimer for my wife even...
@Don Smith 5 months ago - Comments: 6
Don Smith

Ok I have more Questions about better brands of dulcimers


What are some of the better brands of Dulcimer's to look at I found a...
@Don Smith 5 months ago - Comments: 22
Don Smith

New to site and have some questions


hello everyone I play Banjo and Mandolin I am searching for my first...
@Don Smith 5 months ago - Comments: 9

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Benjamin W Barr Jr
07/04/21 10:18:08AM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Don, 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.

Ben


Don Smith
07/01/21 06:00:17PM @don-smith:

Thank you all for your welcome


Jim Fawcett
07/01/21 08:51:53AM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Don, welcome aboard. Glad ya fond us.


Richard Streib
06/30/21 07:54:40PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Don to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined.  Let us know how we can help you along. Best wishes on your dulcimer journey.


Strumelia
06/30/21 07:21:28AM @strumelia:

Hi and welcome, Don.  sun