Ken Hulme

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Location: Fort Myers, FL
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Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 23 hours ago • comments: 10
Posted a new Comment on "Possum Board" - false bottom:
"Quite a bit of sound comes from the bottom... but holes in the possum board probably aren't going to increase what you hear."
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Stand for playing while standing":
"No, but I've seen them; better for sittin  I use a waiter's tray table"
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 10
Posted a new Comment on "Possum Board" - false bottom:
"Yep! Half inch or  3/8" plank about  8" wide,with  3/8" square  battens to hold the  instrument  up . No felt or other  padding, "
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Florida friends":
"I spent  the storm  hunkered  down  in a pub in Findoch Scotland with  Sally and  our  Border friends . Neighbors  tell  us  no damage  at home, just  wind..."
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How do I tune this Bass Dulcimer?":
"Glenda -- your dulcimer sounds as if it were set up to be a Galax style instrument without having the double back.  It would be tuned ddd (not DDD).    To..."
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 3 weeks ago • comments: 10
Posted a new Comment on Student Dulcimers - Lots of them!!!!:
"Well done, you!   And your mates, of course.  Your Little Birds are simple, elegant, and great sounding instruments."
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Teardrop Dulcimer Question":
"I would think that at that width you'll get adequate 'bass/baritone response'. Personally, I'd go for 2" depth and as long of body as you can, to get the..."
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Teardrop Dulcimer Question":
"Bass/baritone -- I mean a deeper, as John Henry says "more sonorous" sound;  2" or a hair more depth would b good"
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Teardrop Dulcimer Question":
"A lot depends on the sound the buyer wants -- I've built them as wide as 9-1/2" on a 3" deep body (serious baritone response!), and as narrow as 5" on a 1"..."
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 4 weeks ago • comments: 27
Posted a new Comment on Bowed Psalteries:
"You need a chromatic electronic tuner, preferably one that tells you which octave you are in; I paid about $20 for my Seiko brand model SAT501.  Another..."
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • one month ago • comments: 11
Posted a new Comment on Optimum chair:
"I'm in Florida too, and play both in and outdoors daytime or night, without any problem.  But then I don't keep any AC down in the mid-low 70s, or leave the..."
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Jean Ritchie Tab ":
"Children's songs aren't a particularly popular topic for Tab writers, for some reason.  Try this site:http://dulcimermusic.org/category/childrens/   I..."
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