John C. Knopf

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Location: Westland, MI
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John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf • 2 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What In The World Is This?":
"Looks almost like a DSO to me."
John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf • one week ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on 1976 Hamer:
"Apparently he was/is fond of acorns and oaks.... was he possibly a squirrel?  If so, he makes a dang pretty dulcimer if I do say so meself!"
John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf • one week ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on A new Scheitholt:
"Glorious work, Bob."
John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Removing a fretboard":
"Ken's right-- I'll sometimes use a Harbor Freight Tools heat gun to soften some Titebond glue enough to reposition something.  It works quite well."
John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Walnut Thomas with possum board":
"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 • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Removing a fretboard":
"Molly, I can't see what you're dealing with, but in most cases you should be able to surface the topside of the fretboard level, then either refinish it and..."
John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Walnut Thomas with possum board":
"Thank you all for the comments.  The new owner should have it in a couple of days now."
John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf • 2 weeks ago • comments: 11
Posted a new Comment on Tuning peg knobs:
"You're a braver man than I am, Ken!"
John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Walnut Thomas with possum board":
"Just completed, another walnut Thomas dulcimore with a matching possum board."
John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf • 3 weeks ago • comments: 19
Posted a new Comment on Questions about buying a dulcimer.:
"That depends on how you will be playing the dulcimer.  If you play in a modern style, it might be useful.  I've never used (or liked) the 1-1/2 fret."
John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf • 3 weeks ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on Looking for help with a Hughes kit:
"You may want to use these materials to make a dulcimer of your own design, since you don't have the original instructions.  No doubt you could improve on..."
John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf • one month ago • comments: 8
Posted a new Comment on Dulcimer #2:
"Beautiful work!  I was unaware that The Dulcimer Shoppe used bookmatched walnut for the backs in their kits.  That's usually pretty expensive to do.  It..."
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