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Collier Frederick

New Professional Model Overview


I wanted to post this overview first and foremost to give members of this site ideas and potentially inspire builders to try new designs as I was...
@Collier Frederick started 6 hours ago - replies: 0
Banjostray

History & Tradition of the Mountain Dulcimer


Hi there Folks might find this interesting. History & Tradition of the mountain Dulcimer by Robin Clark Regards Eric
@Banjostray started 2 days ago - replies: 2
StudentofRhythm

Llibre Vermell de Montserrat


Anybody else here tried playing songs from this?  One of the most famous medieval music manuscripts, made in about 1399, 10 songs.  I first heard...
@StudentofRhythm started 5 days ago - replies: 1
StudentofRhythm

Played and sang for my dad at veterans' home


My dad moved into a veterans' home a month ago.  He's 89 and has Parkinson's, and though he agreed to go into the facility (my mom couldn't keep...
@StudentofRhythm started 5 days ago - replies: 4
RoyB

Wooden Tuning Pegs - Grrrrrrr


I've played guitar and changed strings successfully for well over 50 years.  I've finally met my match in dulcimer wood tuning pegs.  I removed the...
@RoyB started 6 days ago - replies: 10
John Dunn

Creating a triangular mountain dulcimer -seeking help


G'Day all. In a posting on Pinterest  “Lumberjocks” briefly illustrates a simple triangular mountain dulcimer he made for his wife, based upon  2...
@John Dunn started one week ago - replies: 4
Dale A Penrose

PERSIMMON lumber


I was gifted several short (4 foot) persimmon logs around 24 inches in diameter. Several hours later, a couple chain saw blades, I now have...
@Dale A Penrose started 2 weeks ago - replies: 4
Don

To vault or not to vault.


   I am still working on the six dulcimers and I am curious.  The ones I have made in the past have had a channel grooved in the bottom.  I have...
@Don started 3 weeks ago - replies: 5
RoyB

Pick Advice Needed


I am a folk guitar player who uses bare fingers or thumb and finger pick - rarely strumming and never with a flat pick.  So as I start to learn to...
@RoyB started 3 weeks ago - replies: 8
RoyB

Two issues with a handmade dulcimer from 1969


I was lucky enough to have found an old hand made dulcimer at a guitar show a few years ago.  I cleaned it up and put on new strings, but have two...
@RoyB started 3 weeks ago - replies: 4
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