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motormike
@motormike • 6 days ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on You Lead The Way:
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@motormike • one week ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on Jock Stuart:
"It's playing like that gives great inspiration to aspiring players.Very melodious and executed like a pro.Found Pogues reference interesting...had to go..."
motormike
@motormike • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Richard Krueger Psaltery":
"Yes strumelia, playing with a very nice bow that came with the psaltery and assumed to be original to the piece. Learning bow technique now, experimenting..."
motormike
@motormike • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Richard Krueger Psaltery":
"Something I notice that has me a bit puzzled.In the Schilling book of instruction and song,the pin configuration and tuning on the psalterythat is..."
motormike
@motormike • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Any banjo players out there?":
"Grabbed this off FB...Golden Highway"
motormike
@motormike • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Any banjo players out there?":
"Ha !...absurd talent indeed. Jalan CrosslandThank you for the share Nate.Love the song too.See reply in chat box."
motormike
@motormike • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Vintage dulcimer information sought ":
"What I'm thinking is that object by the bridge is a simple "noter" shoved under strings for storage."
motormike
@motormike • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Any banjo players out there?":
"If you're reading this, and you're a banjo fanatic,there's a player you should seek out named Kyle Tuttle.He and I shared a few motorcycle rides, and lived..."
motormike
@motormike • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Richard Krueger Psaltery":
"As promised, psaltery arrived today and pix are up.Maker Richard Krueger (deceased) sure did a bang-up job on this one.I'm thinking the dark wood is walnut,..."
motormike
@motormike • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Oscar Schmidt OS21C my axe (autoharp)":
"NateBuildsToys:  A couple of the pads had been damaged over time, and it took QUITE a while to tune up, but the ethereal brightness of the sound is unlike..."
motormike
@motormike • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Oscar Schmidt OS21C my axe (autoharp)":
"Stanley Adams: I don't play autoharps, but i like to hear and watch others play them! Seems to me they are perfect for singing along with. Mike, who first..."
motormike
@motormike • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Oscar Schmidt OS21C my axe (autoharp)":
"Since I've joined this board, discussion has ensued regarding a dulcimer and a psaltery. True passion, however, is my Autoharp. Having been introduced to..."
motormike
@motormike • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Richard Krueger Psaltery":
"Sure, it promises to please, adorned with inlays of wood, pewter, and mother of pearl."
motormike
@motormike • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Richard Krueger Psaltery":
"Hello all...having just won an auction for a gorgeous psaltery,I'm anxious for it to arrive. I'm not totally new at psaltery,but didn't get a very long..."
motormike
@motormike • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Dulcimer maker unknown":
"Thanks Ken...what you say sums up my thoughts as well.I had no idea that cardboard dulcimers exist.Don't think that would suit me at all.What little I've..."
motormike
@motormike • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Dulcimer maker unknown":
"Took some snaps."
motormike
@motormike • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Dulcimer maker unknown":
"Thank you Strumelia for the proper posting category.I'm not familiar with the format, first time here.I will, as Ken suggested, take some pix and edit this..."
motormike
@motormike • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Dulcimer maker unknown":
"Hello all...thanks for the add.I own an Appalachian dulcimer.It has 3 strings and is very simple in design.There is a paper label inside.The label is..."

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Jim Fawcett
01/03/24 02:41:34PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Mike, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.


Ben Barr Jr
01/01/24 10:12:28AM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Mike, 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.

Ben


Ken Longfield
12/31/23 03:29:44PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD, Motormike. Let us know if you can't find the information you are seeking. We have a fine group of knowledgeable folks with regard to the mountain dulcimer who are happy to answer questions.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a new song."


Richard Streib
12/31/23 02:08:44PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Motormike to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a wonderful resource for everything mountain dulcimer. Join in the discussions. Ask questions as you have them. We are here to support each other. And make some new dulcimer friends.