Nathina

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Location: Scottsdale AZ
Country: USA

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I'm an HD player, and decided on trying out the MD. I have a Ron Gibson coming this week, and now I will have to learn how to play it. 

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Nathina
@nathina • yesterday • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Ewing vs Gardener ":
"Is this a Tie or is one more recommended than the other? Both are good but which of the older instruments were better? Here is a comparison I haven't seen..."
Nathina
@nathina • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Does anyone recognize this dulcimer? ":
"Currently still investigating, working with the seller, to try to figure out what he really has or if he even has it. Still have reached no conclusion. May..."
Nathina
@nathina • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Does anyone recognize this dulcimer? ":
"Some interesting information on HA Fleming. If correct he died in 1981. So I came across a sale on an HA Fleming according to the owner dated (H. A. Fleming..."
Nathina
@nathina • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "VSL for noter drone style ":
"I always found outgoing strum easier than a back strum. "
Nathina
@nathina • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Is this a capritaurus?":
"Robin Thompson: I also recommend The Appalachian Dulcimer Book (Folksay Press) by Michael Murphy.  Used copies may not be hard to come by fairly..."
Nathina
@nathina • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Is this a capritaurus?":
"Ordered thanks."
Nathina
@nathina • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Is this a capritaurus?":
"Strumelia: If it were made from a Capritaurus kit, that would explain the label not including a signature or date. Maybe there was a special label included..."
Nathina
@nathina • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Is this a capritaurus?":
"I was looking into his older Capritaurus' and there was a signature on the card. Serial Number etc. Looking at the Folkcraft a "business card" similar to..."
Nathina
@nathina • 4 days ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on Tom Fellenbaum Dulcimer:
"Lovely instrument. Love the wood. Wonder where he found curly redwood? This is the grain of normal redwood. Sequoia "
Nathina
@nathina • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Is this a capritaurus?":
"Another pic."
Nathina
@nathina • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Is this a capritaurus?":
"This is being sold as a vintage capritaurus. The dulcimer has a ply back which actually looks rough. I think this is simply a business card pasted inside...."
Nathina
@nathina • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New Luthier?":
"Phil Myers: Richard Beard has been building for a long time. Beard Dulcimers – Revels Music Mountain Dulcimers Must have had some other outlet for sales..."
Nathina
@nathina • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Ruggs & Jackel Pre Folkcraft":
"Ken Longfield: Two things I noticed about that post this morning: the label photo is no longer part of the post and the dulcimer is now called a Folkcraft...."
Nathina
@nathina • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "New Luthier?":
"I think this is a new luthier. Haven't heard of him/her before. Anyways selling only on EBay by the name of Beard. The instruments look beautiful, prices are..."
Nathina
@nathina • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Ruggs & Jackel Pre Folkcraft":
"Ken Longfield: If this is the dulcimer on eBay, I think the price is way too high. I'd value it at less then half the price, maybe around $300 - $350. My..."
Nathina
@nathina • 5 days ago • comments: 4
Liked a music item created by @traildad: Wabash Cannonball
Nathina
@nathina • 5 days ago • comments: 1
Liked a music item created by @traildad: Wreck Of The Old 97
Nathina
@nathina • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Ruggs & Jackel Pre Folkcraft":
"ghcstr: Nathina: Considering the same manufacturer, a pre break up Capritaurus W/OSSC (walnut what is ossc?) would be better ? How about: w/OSSC means..."
Nathina
@nathina • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Ruggs & Jackel Pre Folkcraft":
"Considering the same manufacturer, a pre break up Capritaurus W/OSSC (walnut what is ossc?) would be better ?"
Nathina
@nathina • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Ruggs & Jackel Pre Folkcraft":
"Any Idea as to reasonable price?"
Nathina
@nathina • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Ruggs & Jackel Pre Folkcraft":
"Ken 1982 or 83 I am thinking the price is a little high for this one. Trying to keep myself from the potato chip craze."
Nathina
@nathina • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Ruggs & Jackel Pre Folkcraft":
"So the Rugg and Jackel are a massed produced line assembly as noted by the high Serial number. Also seems that the sticker fell out of the instrument. Price..."
Nathina
@nathina • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Ruggs & Jackel Pre Folkcraft":
"is a Ruggs and Jackel pre folkcraft a good instument? Are the current folkcraft better? What type of label did they use and was it inside the instrument?"
Nathina
@nathina • 6 days ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Sample Clip of Lovely Tones from Cherry McSpadden:
"McSpadden's do have a nice sound."
Nathina
@nathina • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Hammered dulcimer- 16/15s are for Celtic":
"Played to the CD. Wanted to see if I could do it. Still me playing, with mistakes. As I said everything else is fill in. Trying to see if I could play to a..."
Nathina
@nathina • one week ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Hammered dulcimer- 16/15s are for Celtic":
"Since some were wondering about a 16/15 vs an EXR bass dulcimer here is a song done on the 16/15. Pure Celtic. Even a cheap Roosebeck (not so cheap in..."
Nathina
@nathina • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Action is too low":
"Don B: regarding the dime and nickel - on my McCafferty dulcimer the dime at first fret is very tight and the string needs to rise ever so slightly to get..."
Nathina
@nathina • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "McSpadden v. Folkcraft?":
"LisavB: LOL, @nathina!  That's why I didn't try to simply do a video.  I'm sure my thumbs would have been even worse!  Not my best rendition of that bit of..."
Nathina
@nathina • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "McSpadden v. Folkcraft?":
"LisavB: I usually call them "its," but this one is just so curvy and graceful, seems like a LADY.  :)  I'm no good with trees' reproductive habits...I..."
Nathina
@nathina • one week ago • comments: 22
Posted a new Comment on Do I need that fourth string?:
"I am still on the fence with 3 vs 4 strings. The difference in sound is distinctive, but could easily be due to different dulcimers. Easier to play with 3,..."
Nathina
@nathina • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Action is too low":
"Strings stretch, wood contracts or expands with humidity. Every wooden instrument needs to be retuned every few days. Try a hammered dulcimer. 15 minutes of..."
Nathina
@nathina • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "McSpadden v. Folkcraft?":
"I always wonder if I should call may instruments, he she or it? Now if it is from a male tree it would be he, from a female tree her and from a self..."
Nathina
@nathina • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's fer dinner?":
"Ken  I'm coming over. My turkey was on the small side this year. Picture included."
Nathina
@nathina • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New McSpadden Flatwater Dulcimers":
"Will they become popular or a passing fad?"
Nathina
@nathina • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "McSpadden v. Folkcraft?":
"LisavB: And here she is...arrived yesterday afternoon.  Just beautiful!  Lovely"

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If this is true the Piezo goes on the Bottom?


Athena Tiamet From Benjamin Collie Seymour "actually the back is what...
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Benjamin W Barr Jr
11/13/20 11:28:50AM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Nathina, 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


Richard Streib
11/02/20 06:48:21PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Nathina to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. Looking forward to your participation and contributions to the site. Best wishes on your mountain dulcimer journey.


Ken Longfield
11/02/20 04:18:02PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD, Nathina. It is good to have you aboard. I look forward to your participation in these discussions.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."


Jim Fawcett
11/02/20 06:19:57AM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Nathina, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.