The link above is to another set of homemade dulcimer plans. I have also made one similar to this one.
Attached are the two pages from the book. I made my first Tennessee Mountain Box using these plans as a guide.
I prefer using the mechanical tuners on my build.
Good luck on your build.
Hi John. I also just joined this site.
I have the Readers Digest book you referenced. I can send you a a copy of the pages if you want.
Hi John , sorry to hear about the problems with your hand , im also sorry that its taken me a while to get back to you , ive had trouble with the new site but as from today im back on again , also computers are great but im 60 now and getting old .... ill use that as my excuse lol. yes Taree is a great with the mountains in the background ..... which is where i grew up but it does have a bit of a reputation , many people cringe when you say your from Taree . As for the m/d what do you play on .? I have been doing it on the cheap I had an old acoustic that had some hard miles on it so I did a cut and shut on it , so to speak , and am almost ready to string it up , hope it works . Well its good to hear from you mate take it easy , see ya .
How you doin John what part of QLD are you from ? Im in Taree NSW .... for now , but thinking we may move further north sometime , welcome aboard mate .
And a Happy New Year to you. Happy strumming!
Welcome to FOTMD John. It's good to have you aboard.
"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."
Howdy and welcome to FOTMD!
Welcome, John, to this little corner of dulcimer heaven. Hope you enjoy it here.
Hey John, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.
Hey John ..... Another Aussie. Glad you joined....
Welcome Joh, Would sure like to hear you play some of those you built.
Hi John, 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.