Ken Hulme

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Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Hanging some dulcimers as a wall display":
"Make a fan of lengths of 1x2 with cross pieces to hold the wide ends apart.  Mount that to the wall with standard hardware, then attach the dulcimers to the..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Mutual acknowledgement":
"My experience almost exactly parallels that of mu "dulcimer twin" -- Ken Longfield. -- except my journey started in 1974 and half the continent away; he in..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Cherry Jethro Amburgey-style dulcimore":
"Lovely, John!   Is that based on measurements you took when we were in Berea and Lexington for the Grumpy Old Men Gathering?"
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Travel Dulcimer string angle issues":
"Keep us posted -- show us your solution..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Travel Dulcimer string angle issues":
"Lots of things you could do, certainly.   Personally I would saw the tuning head and headblock on a downward angle, drill 4 new holes, and install autoharp..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Introduce Yourself!":
"Another Devonian era person, eh?  I joined that age myself back in June.  Welcome, welcome.  There are several ways to play the dulcimer, to accommodate a..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 4 weeks ago • comments: 8
Posted a new Comment on Does anyone know of Robert(?)J Anderson:
"Don't know the builder, but for a second instrument he did a pretty decent job.  The one cumbersome bit is his "add-on' to the bottom of the "open D"..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "John (Jolm?) Dubroff dulcimer":
"Nate -- what you show ARE dampers for mandolins.  But bead type fine tuners are/were common on dulcimers; especially the melody and middle drones -- the most..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "John (Jolm?) Dubroff dulcimer":
"Nice looking dulcimer.  Never heard of John (definitely John) Dubroff, but there there have been thousands of people who built a handful of dulcimers since..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • one month ago • comments: 18
Posted a new Comment on To What Extent Do You Plan Your Builds:
"If you make the pegs about 1/4" shorter than your sides, then you can glue the bottom (or top) onto your shape before removing it from the  jig.  Helps keep..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Introduce Yourself!":
"Lilley Pad -- Probably best if you start a New discussion rather than tacking this technical question onto the general  Introduce Yourself thread where it..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • one month ago • comments: 18
Posted a new Comment on To What Extent Do You Plan Your Builds:
"You mostly don't need jigs if you're building one-offs.  A brace holds sides apart for ellipticals and teardrops;  a clamp squeezes middles for hourglasses...."
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