Location: Caledonia, Wisconsin
Country: USA

My Latest Followers:

Jan Potts Ariane Robin Thompson Elvensong


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audio tracks: 5

been playing H dulcimer and hurdy gurdy for 25+ years at Renaissance Faires. Messed around with M dulcimer off and on for nearly as long.

guitar since i was 14 and other stuff that strikes me interest.

build cigar box guitars when the mood strikes me .

Latest Activity

@jp • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Pick Holder":
"Dusty Turtle: jp: is there away to get a full size picture posted?  JP, As Ken says, clicking on the thumbnail of your picture opens it up in the..."
@jp • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Pick Holder":
"you guys probably no this already but on the outside chance that you do not.  i bought this nice capo awhile back... i do not really no how or why to use it..."

Latest Group Discussions


bowed dulcimer makers

just got really interested in Bowed Dulcimer (yes i lack focus) are...
@jp 6 months ago - Comments: 5

Latest Audio

Morrison's Jig

Morrison's Jig

6 months ago - Comments: 5
the hanging of jamie Macpherson by request of Strumelia

the hanging of jamie...

8 months ago - Comments: 7
Si bheag Si Mhor Hammer Dulcimer

Si bheag Si Mhor Hammer...

8 months ago - Comments: 2
twa bridgets-bridget cuise #3 and bridget o'malley.

twa bridgets-bridget cuise #3...

9 months ago - Comments: 5
Horse Bransle Hurdy Gurdy

Horse Bransle Hurdy Gurdy

9 months ago - Comments: 7

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Latest Forum Discussions


Pick Holder

Posted: Sunday November 4 2018, 12:41 AM
By: @jp

Cigar Box Guitars

Posted: Thursday November 1 2018, 8:57 AM
By: @Robin Thompson


Posted: Friday October 19 2018, 6:24 PM
By: @Jan Potts

Only seeing the original post in a...

Posted: Tuesday July 10 2018, 9:20 PM
By: @Strumelia

fret markers.

Posted: Tuesday June 26 2018, 9:00 PM
By: @Susie

bagpipe drone.

Posted: Monday April 30 2018, 3:50 AM
By: @nigelbleddfa

still do not understand this site. I want...

Posted: Tuesday April 24 2018, 9:13 AM
By: @Strumelia

rebuilding a MD

Posted: Friday April 20 2018, 12:46 PM
By: @jp

new member

Posted: Sunday April 15 2018, 8:21 PM
By: @Gale A Barr


05/10/18 03:51:20PM @strumelia:

Hi JP,  I'd love to hear a clip of you playing some Renaissance stuff on your hurdy gurdy... just sayin'!  red drummer

Jim Fawcett
04/19/18 06:44:29AM @jim-fawcett:

JP, You should be able to catch us in the chat room around 6 AM and again at night around 8 or so. We'd enjoy having someone else join in. 


Benjamin W Barr Jr
04/16/18 07:46:36AM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi JP, 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.


Richard Streib
04/15/18 08:32:54PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Jp to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined the forum. This is a great group of people who are always willing to share their knowledge and experience with others. Best wishes on your mountain dulcimer journey.

Rob N Lackey
04/15/18 05:20:14PM @rob-n-lackey:

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



Jim Fawcett
04/15/18 04:24:04PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Jim, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.

04/15/18 04:12:14PM @jp:

hello just joined today... i play hammer dulcimer and hurdy gurdy played at Ren Faires since 94...  dabbled with MD since the 70's nothing serious....

but i am looking for some TAB on "here comes the sun"  can anybody help me?