Walnut Thomas with possum board

Strumelia
Strumelia
@strumelia
7 months ago
1,738 posts

Gorgeous Thomas style walnut dulcimore, John!   The matching possum board is icing on the cake.




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Robin Thompson
Robin Thompson
@robin-thompson
7 months ago
1,025 posts

@john-c-knopf I'm not one bit surprised the buyer loves it. dulcimer




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John C. Knopf
John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf
7 months ago
201 posts

UPDATE:  He just received it a couple hours ago, and he loves it!  Sentiments to brighten a poor luthier's heart!

John C. Knopf
John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf
7 months ago
201 posts

Thank you all for the comments.  The new owner should have it in a couple of days now.

IRENE
IRENE
@irene
7 months ago
140 posts

ahhhhhhhhhh, like it very much!!!   Possum board is not permanently attached.  So depending on the group playing with, in need of a louder sound....the "board" is there.  I wanted to look at it up close, but that option was not there.   I still like playing my dulcimers on a little low table, but I'm a chunky granny....so I have more control of what I can do with a dulcimer on the table....instead of on my lap.  ha.  Beautiful luthery!!! (I don't know how to spell it, but I can sure recognize good work when I see it here or in person) aloha, irene

Ferrator
Ferrator
@ferrator
7 months ago
31 posts

Beautifully done! I have been and always shall be a sucker for walnut.

And now, for the newbie question. Please Sir, what is a possum board?

...oops, I found the discussions...

 


updated by @ferrator: 09/08/19 01:45:49PM
Richard Streib
Richard Streib
@richard-streib
7 months ago
123 posts

Awesome build John. Sure looks good.

Dan
Dan
@dan
7 months ago
105 posts

Sweet!

hugssandi
@hugssandi
7 months ago
272 posts

Love, love, love!!!!!

Steven Berger
Steven Berger
@steven-berger
7 months ago
119 posts

Beautiful, John!

Robin Thompson
Robin Thompson
@robin-thompson
7 months ago
1,025 posts

That matching possum board looks so good-- nicely done, John!  The new owner is, indeed, fortunate.  




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Robin T
one of the Moderators here :)
Keep a song in your heart!

updated by @robin-thompson: 09/01/19 09:45:49AM
John C. Knopf
John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf
7 months ago
201 posts

Just completed, another walnut Thomas dulcimore with a matching possum board.

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updated by @john-c-knopf: 10/27/19 12:02:25PM