Location: Chicago, Il
Country: USA

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Woodworking is both my hobby and my passion!  After over 48 years in the craft, I still consider myself a student!   I plan on focusing more on building musical instruments, particularly mountain dulcimers.  I have a lot to learn.

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@larryciesla • 10 hours ago • comments: 10
Posted a new Comment on fret wire crown height and width:
"I'd like to thank everyone for so generously sharing your responses.  I'm working on my third dulcimer with a fourth soon to follow.  I'm experimenting with..."
@larryciesla • one month ago • comments: 10
Created a new Group discussion "fret wire crown height and width":
"It seems like most dulcimer builders choose medium crown height and crown width fret wire.  Doing some research I see considerable variation available in..."

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fret wire crown height and width

It seems like most dulcimer builders choose medium crown height and...
@larryciesla one month ago - Comments: 10

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Richard Streib
10/02/19 08:19:49PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Larryciesla to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. Best wishes on our dulcimer journey

Benjamin W Barr Jr
10/01/19 10:41:47PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Larry, and welcome to the wonderful world of the Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer.  It's a good place  to come, spend some time, learn about the dulcimer, and to meet some good people.


Ken Longfield
10/01/19 09:24:59PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD Larry. It is good to have you aboard.



"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."

Rob N Lackey
10/01/19 07:19:23AM @rob-n-lackey:

Welcome, Larry, to this little corner of dulcimer heaven.  Hope you enjoy it here.



Jim Fawcett
09/30/19 08:47:21PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Larry, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.