Ken Hulme

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Location: Fort Myers, FL
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Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 5 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Added some half frets....now what?":
"When asked about dulcimer with “extra frets, Jean Ritchie replied “In a strict sense it has a different finger board, it’s not quite a dulcimer anymore.”"
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Ed Thomas replica by John Knopf":
"I've owned one of John's Ed Thomas replicas (painted poplar) for a number of years, and agree wholeheartedly with everything you've written.  John is a joy..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Size of Soundbox and Loudness":
"Steve, welcome!   We look forward to insights from everyone.  As you mention, the dulcimer creates its sound differently than the guitar.  Changing out a..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 4 days ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on fret wire crown height and width:
"John's idea is the first thing I would experiment with. Is the string height of your current dulcimer down at least to the Nickel & Dime level?  If not..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Size of Soundbox and Loudness":
"Nate -- Dan is referring to the more or less traditional Galax shape and construction -- a deep-bodied elliptical (not teardrop) shaped body with a double..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread...":
"Irene;  so sorry to hear Tomasi has gone ahead.  Aloha 'oe Tomas!"
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Size of Soundbox and Loudness":
"The general rule of thumb for loudness and 'baritone-ness' is that the larger the volume of the soundbox (not just width or length, but volume), the louder..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What Are You Working On?":
"<crawling back under my rock now... see you when Covid is a memory...>"
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What Are You Working On?":
"Dusty -- back then -- 10 years ago -- I was saying I'd been playing 30 years.  Now, 10 years later, I'm saying 40 years... 2020 -1975 = 45 years..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What Are You Working On?":
"Speed issues with Ariane's Shenandoah Summer Project.  I've spent 40 years playing to the rhythm of the words, and I decided to get involved with her group..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "FOTMD Chat Room!":
"MaryB -- not sure what your question has to do with the Chat Room, but there isn't even an Undergraduate program for Mountain Dulcimer in regular colleges,..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 30
Posted a new Comment on more DAd than DAA instruction available?:
"Actually, I posted Merv's article from my files down near the bottom of this discussion..."
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