Bob Stephens

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Location: Indian Land, SC
Country: US

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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 • 4 days ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Aaron O'Rourke's new Fingerstyle Dulcimer :
"Dusty, That is figured myrtle.  It's often used on flamenco guitars.  Aaron likes it with a Sitka Spruce soundboard, but it also works well with Western..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • 4 days ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Aaron O'Rourke's new Fingerstyle Dulcimer :
"Jan, Aaron has been posting songs played on the nylon string instrument for his Patreon supporters.  For a mere $5/month you could be following his journey..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • 2 months ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on Aaron O'Rourke's new Fingerstyle Dulcimer :
"Yes, all the strings are from are from a flamenco guitar set.  They are not ball end- just tired with a figure eight knot.  The hole they terminate in is a..."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • 2 months ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on Aaron O'Rourke's new Fingerstyle Dulcimer :
"It's even more impressive in person.  The myrtle has curls on top of the figure and it creates  a beautiful instrument.  But the real beauty is in the sound...."
Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • 2 months ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on Aaron O'Rourke's new Fingerstyle Dulcimer :
"Bill, Yes, the strings are spaced .445" apart on a 1.50" fretboard.  With the nylon strings you need quite a bit of distance between the string and the..."
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Bob Stephens
@bob-stephens • 3 months 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..."

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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!