Bob Stephens

Location:

Location: Indian Land, SC
Country: US

My Latest Followers:

Rick Probst Dusty Turtle Robin Clark John C. Knopf Robin Thompson Salt Springs

Stats

images: 11

Luthier specializing in innovative high end mountain dulcimers.  More information is available at stephenslutherie.com.

Latest Activity

  All
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • one week ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on Stephens Lutherie mountain dulcimer:
"Since my body still seems to be on China time, I had way too much time to think last night and I thought of another major difference between my nylon string..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • one week ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on Stephens Lutherie mountain dulcimer:
"Dusty Turtle, You make a good point about whether or not having a radiused fretboard as a standard feature is the way to go.  From the luthiers point of..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • one week ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on Stephens Lutherie mountain dulcimer:
"Robin, No I haven't tied anything fretless yet.  It does sound interesting however.  I don't think the sound would be appreciably different with or without..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • one week ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on Stephens Lutherie mountain dulcimer:
"DustyTurtle, I am afraid I didn't make myself clear when I referred to "high volume" (I edited my post below).  I meant volume in terms of the number of..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • 2 weeks ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on Stephens Lutherie mountain dulcimer:
"I thought of a few additional differences between the nylon string and steel string instruments. While the use of the CNC router is valuable tool on the..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • 2 weeks ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on Stephens Lutherie mountain dulcimer:
"Dusty-Turtle, Just got back from three weeks in China and I am trying to catch up with the interest Aaron is creating in the nylon string dulcimer.  I will..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • one month ago
@bob-stephens is now following @robin-clark
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • one month ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on Stephens Lutherie mountain dulcimer:
"Robin, you have to realize that this was the first time I heard the instrument other than a few seconds when I dropped it off.  Of course, Aaron could make..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • one month ago
@bob-stephens is now following @john-c-knopf
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • one month ago • comments: 24
Posted a new Comment on Bocs Cân Idris – A new traditional instrument!:
"Simply delightful.  I can envision you sitting in the local pub with an appreciative group enjoying your music."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • one month ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on Stephens Lutherie mountain dulcimer:
"Aaron will be doing an audio file shortly.  Once his final instrument is delivered (this one is only a prototype) he will do a video to demonstrate it's..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • one month ago • comments: 24
Posted a new Comment on Bocs Cân Idris – A new traditional instrument!:
"I applaud both your creativity and your workmanship, Robin.  I am sure it will bring you many hours of enjoyment.  In regards to the volume of the..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • one month ago • comments: 11
Posted a new Comment on nylon strings on mt dulcimer (a failed experiment):
"Just ran across your post and thought you might be interested in a new nylon string dulcimer that Aaron O'Rourke and I collaborated on.  I delivered the..."
Bob Stephens
Bob Stephens

Latest Group Discussions

  All

Latest Audio

  All

Latest Videos

  All

Latest Photos

  All
Stephens Lutherie Nylon String Dulcimer.jpg
IMG_4783.jpg
IMG_4797.jpg
PICT0186.jpg
PICT0232.jpg
PICT0290.jpg
PICT0294.jpg
temp_ning_photo_file.jpg
temp_ning_photo_file.jpg
temp_ning_photo_file.jpg
temp_ning_photo_file.jpg

Latest Forum Discussions

  All

No Posts!

Comments

Gail Wilcox
07/15/10 08:30:27AM @gail-wilcox:
Hi Bob,Welcome to FOTMD. I lived in Brookfield for almost 30 years. There is a small group that used to play - I don't think they had a group name, but if you don't already know about them, given some time, I might be able to dredge up a contact for you.
Bill Lewis
07/08/10 02:39:56PM @bill-lewis:
Welcome to FOTMD Bob. Grin.gif
Rod Westerfield
07/08/10 01:04:31PM @rod-westerfield:
welcome Bob glad ya joined the FOTMD family Smile.gif
Sue Simms
07/08/10 08:52:05AM @sue-simms:
W Smile.gif elcome Bob, great seeing another FOTMD join us
Strumelia
07/07/10 11:28:41PM @strumelia:
A warm welcome to you Bob!