Hobbyhorse

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Location: Auckland
Country: New Zealand

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Hobbyhorse
@hobbyhorse • 2 days ago • comments: 79
Posted a new Comment on Show us your stick dulcimer!:
"A couple of friends were having 70th birthdays and I built them a strum stick each from the McNally website and I figured I might as well build three as two..."
Hobbyhorse
@hobbyhorse • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Epinette":
"Thanks for the comments Ken and Wally. The plans were drawn by by a Professor Claude Blandet in 1981 and I suspect it was designed as a building project for..."
Hobbyhorse
@hobbyhorse • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Epinette":
"Herewith an Epinette built from a rather poor quality plan dating from 1981 and as a result, there was a fair amount of guesswork involved. It is built from..."
Hobbyhorse
@hobbyhorse • one week ago
@hobbyhorse is now following @strumelia
Hobbyhorse
@hobbyhorse • one week ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on Epinette des Vosges - strumelia:
"That really is quite beautiful, Strumelia. I had not realised that the one Michael King shows on one of his videos is in fact yours. I have just recently..."
Hobbyhorse
@hobbyhorse • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Show Us Your Pets!":
"Anne, it is so good to hear positive story coming out of the Australian fires. The best of luck with your new friend."
Hobbyhorse
@hobbyhorse • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Banjolele":
"Yes it is Robin. I have 4 ukuleles, one bass, one in regular tuning, and one with a low G plus of course the banjolele and the last three all sound just so..."
Hobbyhorse
@hobbyhorse • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Banjolele":
"Thanks for that Steve .... it is like a family pet and I still enjoy it. Robin, it is tuned to standard ukulele tuning GCEA. I built it with a concert uke..."
Hobbyhorse
@hobbyhorse • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "The Banjolele":
"Herewith a Banjolele. I bought an 8 inch hand drum and fashioned a fret board/backbone and married it all together. It does seem to produce the correct..."
Hobbyhorse
@hobbyhorse • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Rebec":
"Thanks for that Dusty. Strumelia, the black lyre in the picture a few posts back is the Nordic Lyre and on looking at it it does have similarities to a..."
Hobbyhorse
@hobbyhorse • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Rebec":
"Thanks all for your comments. I used the Rutger uni plans and did enlarge them a little to accommodate the alto tuning that I settled on. The nylgut strings..."
Hobbyhorse
@hobbyhorse • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Rebec":
"Herewith my Rebec.  The body is from 10,000 year old New Zealand swamp kauri, the soudboard is recycled kauri and probably 100 years old and the finger..."

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Hobbyhorse
07/06/18 04:47:52AM @hobbyhorse:

Thanks all for the welcome ... am looking forward to my association with you all.


Benjamin W Barr Jr
07/02/18 08:26:20PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi hobbyhorse, 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


Rob N Lackey
07/01/18 02:50:34PM @rob-n-lackey:

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

Rob

 


Richard Streib
07/01/18 02:49:48PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Hobbyhorse to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. So glad you joined. This is a great community of friends who are willing to share their experience and knowledge with others.  Best wishes on your dulcimer journey.


Ken Longfield
07/01/18 12:01:40PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD Hobbyhorse. It's good to have you aboard.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."


Jim Fawcett
07/01/18 02:02:27AM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Hobbyhorse, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.