Bob Stephens

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Location: Indian Land, SC
Country: US

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Ariane Anne Bowman Steve Eulberg Rick Probst Dusty Turtle Robin Clark John C. Knopf Robin Thompson Salt Springs

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

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Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • 3 weeks ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on Scottish Smallpipes:
"Bob, I just saw your smallpipes. Very impressive.  I checked out the maker and he seems to be the best.  I have long wanted a set of Uilleann pipes, but..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • one month ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Bob Stephens:
"If you can call the sound of a crumhorn spectacular, yes."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • one month ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Bob Stephens:
"Strumelia, Yes, I started making instruments with woodwinds.  Two are copies of early clarinets (one in cherry and one in vermillion).  The long one is a..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • 2 months ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on Birdseye Maple Steel String- Stephens Lutherie:
"Thank you Robin.  It does have a lovely rich voice."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • 2 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on Need some advise on planetary tuners.:
"John, I just came across this thread and I know that you have gone with the tuners from McSpadden, but to answer your original question, I use them on my..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • 2 months ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Action-is it too high?:
"Dusty is right on with his comments.  Working with Aaron for the past year has taught me that if you can see light under the strings, they are probably too..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • 2 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on Birdseye Maple Steel String- Stephens Lutherie:
"I actually purchase it cut to my specifications from Balsam Banjo Works.  Nice folks to do business with and very fast turnaround.  I think the Richlite is..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • 2 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on Birdseye Maple Steel String- Stephens Lutherie:
"Thanks Bill.  Actually that is Richlite- a man-made substitute for ebony that has pretty much all the good qualities of ebony without the the guilt of..."
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@bob-stephens • 2 months ago
@bob-stephens is now following @ariane
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • 2 months ago • comments: 21
Posted a new Comment on Wild Mountain Thyme:
"Could there be a better use of a dulcimer and a ukulele?  I think not.  It's as if both instruments exist for you to play this piece.  I am a fan.  Please..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • 3 months ago
@bob-stephens is now following @anne-bowman
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • 3 months ago • comments: 15
Posted a new Comment on Courting Dulcimer pick-up placement:
"If you want to keep the cost down, try the Artec PP-341 SAZ pickup.  If you search online you can pick them up for around $20 and they work well.  Aaron..."

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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!