Homer Ross

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Location: NC
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Homer Ross
@homer-ross • one week ago • comments: 18
Posted a new Comment on To What Extent Do You Plan Your Builds:
"Wondering how many making dulcimers use a inside mold vs. outside mold. "
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • one week ago • comments: 18
Posted a new Comment on To What Extent Do You Plan Your Builds:
"I learned to build dulcimers from two local builders (one from KY and the other from NC) hands on. Eventually made my own plans and patterns. Made jigs..."
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 weeks ago
@homer-ross is now following @robin-clark
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 weeks ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on Snuffy Smith:
"Good question David."
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 weeks ago • comments: 4
Liked a youtube item created by @dulcidom: Throw the Wood Laddie - Orpheus Caledonius (1733)
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Throw the Wood Laddie - Orpheus Caledonius (1733):
"Awesome tune and beautiful presentation."
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 weeks ago • comments: 2
Liked a youtube item created by @dulcidom: Bransle de Champaigne - Claude Gervaise (1555)
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 weeks ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on Bonny at Morn - Northumbrian Minstrelsy (1882):
"Beautiful!"
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 weeks ago • comments: 7
Liked a youtube item created by @dulcidom: Bonny at Morn - Northumbrian Minstrelsy (1882)
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 3 weeks ago • comments: 16
Liked a group discussions item created by @david-bennett: Today In Mountain Dulcimer History: JUNE
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Folk Instruments?":
"Both dulcimers are considered a folk instrument. Why is that? What makes an instrument a folk instrument? Is it the builders of the instrument (professional..."
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 3 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on I.D. Stamper music:
"Thank you for posting. Great film."
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • one month ago • comments: 2
Created a new Group discussion "Snuffy Smith":
"Does anyone know if a dulcimer made an appearance in the Snuffy Smith comic strip?"
Mountain Dulcimer History & Traditions
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • one month ago • comments: 0
Liked a forum discussions item created by @john-c-knopf: New Knopf Dulcimers website!
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Hammered Dulcimer Forums":
"Thank you for your feedback."
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • one month ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on Cherry Amburgey reproduction:
"Beautiful work."
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • one month ago • comments: 3
Liked a photos item created by @john-c-knopf: may 24 ambr
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Hammered Dulcimer Forums":
"Does anyone know of a Hammered Dulcimer Forum that is currently active? Note: it doesn't have to be based in the USA. Thanks"
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 months ago • comments: 11
Liked a youtube item created by @gregg-schneeman: "Balance The Straw" Dulcimer & Octave Mandolin
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 months ago • comments: 11
Posted a new Comment on "Balance The Straw" Dulcimer & Octave Mandolin:
"Well played and wonderful tune."
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 months ago • comments: 4
Liked a music item created by @macaodha: The Pride of Petravore
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Liked a forum discussions item created by @ken-longfield: Something to watch
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 months ago • comments: 6
Liked a music item created by @dan: Wildwood Flower
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 months ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on My McSpadden Dulcimer:
"Awesome news. Happy playing."
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 months ago • comments: 11
Posted a new Comment on She Moved Through the Fair:
"I can see why it is a favorite of yours. Thank you for sharing."
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 months ago • comments: 11
Liked a music item created by @beth-t: She Moved Through the Fair
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 months ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Ble'r wyt ti'n myned? (Where are you going?):
"Wonderful tune. You played it so well. Thanks for sharing the tune and for the description."
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 months ago • comments: 5
Liked a music item created by @beth-t: Ble'r wyt ti'n myned? (Where are you going?)
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on Pwt ar y Bys:
"Great playing."
Homer Ross
@homer-ross • 2 months ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Y Deryn Pur:
"Beautiful. Thank you for sharing."

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Homer Ross

Snuffy Smith


Does anyone know if a dulcimer made an appearance in the Snuffy Smith...
@Homer Ross one month ago - Comments: 2
Homer Ross

History of Women Players


I once read that 80 to 90 percent of Holly Tannen students were women....
@Homer Ross 3 months ago - Comments: 20
Homer Ross

What Ever Happened to Randy Wilkinson


I have Randy Wilkinson's book and recording. I've heard others reference...
@Homer Ross 3 months ago - Comments: 1
Homer Ross

Spelling?


I'm working on Suo Gan a Welsh Lullaby. Wondering if the correct...
@Homer Ross 4 months ago - Comments: 4
Homer Ross

History of Tunes


In researching the orgin/history of tunes can someone direct me to a...
@Homer Ross 6 months ago - Comments: 4
Homer Ross

Fan Frets


Has anybody built or seen a dulcimer with fan frets? If so what our...
@Homer Ross 7 months ago - Comments: 9
Homer Ross

The Appalachian Way


The Appalachian Way radio program is available at:...
@Homer Ross 8 months ago - Comments: 1
Homer Ross

Japanese Saws


I have never used a Japanese saw but have been interested in trying one...
@Homer Ross 8 months ago - Comments: 5
Homer Ross

Fret Saw Sharpening


Has anyone tried to sharpen a fret saw? If so how did it go? Thanks for...
@Homer Ross 9 months ago - Comments: 6
Homer Ross

Luthiers Mercantile


Just noticed an email from Luthiers Mercantile saying they were closing...
@Homer Ross 10 months ago - Comments: 12
Homer Ross

What is a Slip Jig?


What is a Slip Jig and how does it differ from a Jig?
@Homer Ross last year - Comments: 4
Homer Ross

Prichard Dulcimer


Wondering if all of Prichard dulcimers were painted.  
@Homer Ross last year - Comments: 3
Homer Ross

Playing at Infusion Center


All types of infusion centers have patients who are joyful, sad,...
@Homer Ross 2 years ago - Comments: 1

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Jim Fawcett
06/30/22 06:40:12AM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Homer, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.


Richard Streib
06/27/22 03:10:58PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Homer Ross to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer from a fellow North Carolinian. Glad you joined. This is a wonderful place to learn, to meet a lot of nice dulcimer people and to share our affection for the mountain dulcimer and her sweet song.


Ben Barr Jr
06/27/22 02:30:18PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Homer, 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


Ken Longfield
06/26/22 05:14:02PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD, Homer. It is good to have you aboard. I look forward to your participation in these discussions.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."