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@cbrown • 2 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on A new Scheitholt sings:
"Sounds lovely!"
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@cbrown • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Dulcimer Project (Reasonably) Complete!":
"Hm.  This one is built ultra light, so gut might be an interesting experiment.     I ought to measure and compare it with my other dulcimer."
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@cbrown • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Dulcimer Project (Reasonably) Complete!":
"Main question remaining for me, then, and if this doesn't open a whole nother can of worms!, is the one of strings.  Are there "dulcimer strings" per se?  I..."
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@cbrown • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Dulcimer Project (Reasonably) Complete!":
"Thanks for the clarification!   That's shift in language (and terminology) across two continents and half a millennium for you!    Whatever name we want..."
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@cbrown • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Dulcimer Project (Reasonably) Complete!":
"Oh, yeah!  I know what a scheitholt is and about the regional use of the name, though of course early on the name was widespread enough in Germany, as it has..."
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@cbrown • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Liked a forum discussions item created by @strumelia: FAQ / member guidelines- Please read!
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@cbrown • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Dulcimer Project (Reasonably) Complete!":
"Well, I consider the project now complete!   I messed around a little with different bridge & nut heights and decided that was a dead end.  I..."
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@cbrown • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Dulcimer Project (Reasonably) Complete!":
"Aloha Irene!  Thanks for the encouragement!   I'm still considering whether or not to set any frets in there.  If I can get it play without, I'll just..."
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@cbrown • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Best Fix?":
"The break looks pretty clean to me, judging from the picture.  Since 80% of the wood is still integral with that big block thing, I'd be hesitant to cut off..."
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@cbrown • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Dulcimer Project (Reasonably) Complete!":
"Well, the dulcimer project is coming along nicely (I think)!   Bridge, nut, endplates, spacer, end pin and clip have all been fashioned and installed...."
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@cbrown • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Octave undertone on the A string (DAdd)":
"Odd.    I know that in organ building a similar effect is actually sought out: when a 16' D and 10 2/3' D (sounding an A) are properly tuned and played..."
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@cbrown • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Dulcimer Queries":
"Well, thanks everyone for the informative replies!   I do plan on attaching an end plate & nut and get it strung up!  Will definitely use brass pins of..."
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@cbrown • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Dulcimer Queries":
"Greetings!  Was directed here from Chiff & Fipple, and am glad I found this forum! So, I cam across this dulcimer recently and hope that perhaps a maker..."

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Benjamin W Barr Jr
08/19/19 05:25:07PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi C., 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


Jim Fawcett
08/10/19 09:10:29PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Cbrown, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.


Rob N Lackey
08/10/19 08:38:07PM @rob-n-lackey:

Welcome, Cbrown, to this little corner of dulcimer heaven.  Hope you enjoy it here.

Rob

 


Ken Longfield
08/09/19 09:18:09PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD Cbrown. It is good to have you aboard.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."


Richard Streib
08/09/19 08:30:51PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Cbrown to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. You have come to the right place. This community has many knowledgeable and experienced dulcimer friends. Join the discussions, post questions. There is so much to know about the dulcimer, its history and its sweet song. Best wishes on your dulcimer journey.