haleymuse

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Location: Montreal, Quebec
Country: Canada

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haleymuse
@haleymuse • 2 weeks ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Non-toxic Finishes for dulcimers?:
"Thanks for the help everyone! I think I’m going to try out shellac and put a coat of wax over it. thanks again! all the best, Haley"
haleymuse
@haleymuse • 2 weeks ago • comments: 5
Created a new Group discussion "Non-toxic Finishes for dulcimers?":
"Hello Everyone! Is there any non-toxic finishes you would recommend using for a dulcimer? I was thinking of trying out shellac but I’ve never used it..."
Dulcimer Making
haleymuse
@haleymuse • one month ago • comments: 11
Posted a new Comment on Suggestions for fixing a fretboard:
"Thanks for the suggestion about the mounting-plates Salt-Springs! Those look very handy! Using diagonal cutters and a file to get the screws down to size..."
haleymuse
@haleymuse • 2 months ago • comments: 11
Posted a new Comment on Suggestions for fixing a fretboard:
"Hello again! I will look to see if my hardware store has shorter screws that fit with my tuning machines. Thanks for the idea Ken! If I end up using any..."
haleymuse
@haleymuse • 2 months ago • comments: 11
Posted a new Comment on Suggestions for fixing a fretboard:
"Hello Everyone,  Thanks so much for the suggestions! I think I'm going to try to do an overlay (if I can find the right size veneer at my local woodworking..."
haleymuse
@haleymuse • 2 months ago • comments: 11
Created a new Group discussion "Suggestions for fixing a fretboard":
"Hello again! I ran into several problems while making the fretboard for my dulcimer:   1) I had some trouble fretting it. The fret saw I ordered from..."
Dulcimer Making
haleymuse
@haleymuse • 2 months ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Dulcimer nut and bridge:
"Hello Ken and John,  Thanks for all the help! I will definitely try out the nickel and dime action height and the triangular file is great idea! All the..."
haleymuse
@haleymuse • 2 months ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Dulcimer nut and bridge:
"Hello John,  Thanks for the reply! I don't have access to a table saw so I'll try the miter box and saw. Around how high should the action be?  Thanks for..."
haleymuse
@haleymuse • 2 months ago • comments: 12
Posted a new Comment on Question about making dulcimer soundboard :
"Hello Marvin,  Thanks for the reply! I just youtubed the video of Joni Mitchell playing California and it was really neat! I didn't end up adding braces to..."
haleymuse
@haleymuse • 2 months ago • comments: 5
Created a new Group discussion "Dulcimer nut and bridge":
"Hello again! I am working on the fretboard for my dulcimer and I had a few questions about the nut and bridge.  1) Should the dulcimer nut and bridge be..."
Dulcimer Making
haleymuse
@haleymuse • 2 months ago • comments: 12
Posted a new Comment on Question about making dulcimer soundboard :
"Thanks for all the advice everyone! And that's a really good point about attaching the strings to the tail block instead of the fretboard. I will definitely..."
haleymuse
@haleymuse • 2 months ago • comments: 12
Posted a new Comment on Question about making dulcimer soundboard :
"Thanks again for the advice everyone! I think I'm going to try making the sound board without any braces this time since my dulcimer isn't particularly..."
haleymuse
@haleymuse • 2 months ago • comments: 12
Posted a new Comment on Question about making dulcimer soundboard :
"Thanks so much for the advice Robert and John! "
haleymuse
@haleymuse • 2 months ago • comments: 12
Created a new Group discussion "Question about making dulcimer soundboard ":
"Hello, I have just started making the soundboard of my dulcimer out of a solid piece of butternut and I had a few questions. 1) Is there an advantage to..."
Dulcimer Making

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haleymuse

Non-toxic Finishes for dulcimers?


Hello Everyone! Is there any non-toxic finishes you would recommend...
@haleymuse 2 weeks ago - Comments: 5
haleymuse

Suggestions for fixing a fretboard


Hello again! I ran into several problems while making the fretboard...
@haleymuse 2 months ago - Comments: 11
haleymuse

Dulcimer nut and bridge


Hello again! I am working on the fretboard for my dulcimer and I had a...
@haleymuse 2 months ago - Comments: 5
haleymuse

Question about making dulcimer soundboard


Hello, I have just started making the soundboard of my dulcimer out of...
@haleymuse 2 months ago - Comments: 12
haleymuse

Making dulcimer end blocks


Hello, I am about to make the end blocks for my dulcimer. The two end...
@haleymuse 3 months ago - Comments: 10
haleymuse

Where to buy wood for building dulcimers?


Hello, I live in Montreal, Canada and I am trying to build a mountain...
@haleymuse 5 months ago - Comments: 8

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Rob N Lackey
06/01/18 04:57:51AM @rob-n-lackey:

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

Rob

 


Benjamin W Barr Jr
05/31/18 10:49:38PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Haley, 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


Ken Longfield
05/31/18 08:12:39PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD, Haleymuse. It is good to have you aboard.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."


Richard Streib
05/31/18 01:17:12PM @richard-streib:

Welcome, Haleymuse to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer.  Glad you joined. With your interest in building, you may want to consider joining the Dulcimer Making group. Best wishes on your dulcimer journey.


Jim Fawcett
05/31/18 10:34:52AM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Haleymuse, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.