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Unidentified MD

Hi this is on EBay in the UK. Is anyone able to hazard a guess as to the maker? thanks eric
@Banjostray started 2 months ago - replies: 6
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 2 months ago - replies: 4

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 months ago - replies: 2

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 2 months ago - replies: 1

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 2 months ago - replies: 4

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 2 months 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 2 months ago - replies: 4
Dale A Penrose


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 months ago - replies: 4

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 2 months ago - replies: 14

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 2 months ago - replies: 23
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