Ken Hulme

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Location: Fort Myers, FL
Country: US

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Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 4 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Passing of Bud Ford":
"My old friend, and the man who introduced me to dulcimer, Bud Ford, died October 9th of acute myeloid Leukemia.  Bud and Donna owned and operated Cripple..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 4 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Set up for first dulcimer ":
"We need a close up picture of what you mean by "tight angles" between tuners and nut slots...  If it's what I think, you may not have the right strings led..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What do you use for end pins?":
"Like Kusani, I usually nice looking brads or small nails with a rounded head that won't catch on things.  In the olde dayes they often used one or more..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • one week ago • comments: 14
Posted a new Comment on no longer a beginner?:
"You're right, Papa -- this is all to frequent an occurrence -- people who have been playing for years, not just months, who call themselves beginners and..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • one week ago • comments: 10
Posted a new Comment on Playing ionian tuning in keys other than D:
"Simple Richard: GDD FCC EBB DAA CGG BFF AEE Which tunings you can achieve at any one time depend on the strings which you have installed.  From..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Tuning Mystery":
"Is your bass string wound, or plain?  Whatever it is, try the other one, just to see if that makes a difference. Bert may be right that in this case you'll..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on Finding dulcimer players:
"I live in Ft Myers too.  Friend me so we can message back and forth.  I'll send you my contact info.  There is at least one group in the area..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on Need pointers for playing witha quill:
"Are you using the "quill pen" cut?  Or the "whipping shaft"?   I use the quill pen with about a 45 degree angle cut on the butt end of the feather shaft...."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 9
Posted a new Comment on Argh!!! Which fingers to use for chords:
"Remembering which fingers went where is a matter of repetition -- playing the tune over and over..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 9
Posted a new Comment on Argh!!! Which fingers to use for chords:
"There are no right or wrong finger combinations for chords -- you have 5 fingers, use the ones that fit the fretboard locations the easiest for you...."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 2
Created a new Group discussion "New Wood Seller with Gorgeous Wood":
"Early this month, I received a blind e-mail from a pre-cut wood seller out in Oregon who is trying to expand his market and somehow got my address...   I..."
Dulcimer Making
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What Are You Working On?":
"Busy, busy! Still doing some hurricane recovery -- although we had no damage to my boat or Lady Sally's house, there is a ton of windfall branches, trees,..."
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