Ken Hulme

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Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Slight bow in back of dulcimer.":
"Some builders actually build-in a bowed back -- the idea that the curve acts as a kind of projector for the sound."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Wanted: Ken Bloom Octave Bowed Dulcimer":
"Well, the simple thing to do is send a Question to the Seller.  He certainly seems to be well informed, and owns at least two other Ken Bloom masterpieces...."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Wanted: Ken Bloom Octave Bowed Dulcimer":
"I don't think I've ever seen one of Ken's Bowed Dulcimers for sale by owner... All manner of other $1000+ dulcimers for sale, but not one of Ken's"
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New player / New purchase":
"There are photos of two different instruments there... one with a walnut back, one showing a maple back with a thin walnut 'racing stripe'.  One with a maple..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Hammers for the MD?":
"Interesting marketing, that's for sure.  Personally, on the rare occasion that I hammer my MD I just use a wooden chopstick..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New player / New purchase":
"Outstanding!  I'd say you stole it!  Congratulations."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New player / New purchase":
"Welcome to our musical family.  Great purchase as a first instrument.  Here's  link to an article I wrote several years back for folks in your..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • one week ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on About 1500 Free Tabs you can Download all at once.:
"Thanks for the post.  Many of us here at FOTMD were also members of Everything Dulcimer.  In fact I was one of the first people to join back when Bruce..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Playing dulcimers with different VSL":
"I don't see why it would.  The difference of distances between frets is pretty small.  So finger placement even with a 3" difference in VSL isn't  that..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Dad tuning":
"I saw a 16" VSL instrument tuned DAd once, but the strings were monsterously thick! Almost like an autoharp.   Not fun to play."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How do you Practice?":
"I don't consciously "practice".  I just play, stream-of-conscious from the bank of songs and tunes stuck in my head.  No set number of times through.  I'll..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 3 weeks ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on "Roasted" soft curly maple for dulcimers?:
"Roasted  -- you mean 'slightly charred' with something like a heat gun?  I've "toasted" woods for other projects; and other species of wood.  IMHO there are..."
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