Pondoro

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Location: INDIAN SPGS
Country: United States

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Married 39 years. I play ukulele, bodhran and harmonica. Starting the dulcimer in 2018 at age 61.

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Pondoro
@pondoro • one month ago • comments: 0
Liked a forum discussions item created by @steve104c: Cajun accordion
Pondoro
@pondoro • one month ago • comments: 0
Liked a forum discussions item created by @dan: Betty Number 11 19
Pondoro
@pondoro • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Wooden Drums":
"Steven - cajon means "box" so technically they are all cajons, but the three small horizontal ones are divided into two chambers and held between the legs or..."
Pondoro
@pondoro • one month ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Wooden Drums":
"All of these except the top one on the pyramid were built by me. The one on top was built by my brother. The heads are three-layer birch ply, about 1/8"..."
Pondoro
@pondoro • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "It's a what?":
"My wife has a 7-key bass model built by Cloud Nine. I was shocked at how easy it was to tune. I realize that bass notes are less critical (she has no "Bb"..."
Pondoro
@pondoro • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "It's a what?":
"They are also called marimbulas, m'rimbulas, etc. No one seems to spell it the same way. The large ones that I have seen have had a lot less "keys" and were..."

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Pondoro

Another Newbie Question - Drone Volume


I'm playing DAa noter and drone. My dulcimer has two melody strings. The...
@Pondoro 7 months ago - Comments: 7
Pondoro

Strum all strings all the time, or...?


I found tabs for "I'll Fly Away" and "Go Tell Aunt Rhodie" - both in D...
@Pondoro 8 months ago - Comments: 9
Pondoro

Strings - brands and gauges?


So my used dulcimer came with strings as follow: 0.020", 0.010", 0.010"...
@Pondoro 8 months ago - Comments: 16

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Jim Fawcett
10/30/18 07:03:44AM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Pondoro, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.


Richard Streib
10/29/18 08:47:25PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Pondoro to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. This is a great forum of wonderful dulcimer friends who are so welcoming. Glad you joined. There is a lot of experience and knowledge represented among the members who are always willing to answer questions and offer advice. Enjoy your membership here.


Ken Longfield
10/29/18 07:04:49PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD Pondoro. It's good to have you aboard.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."


Benjamin W Barr Jr
10/29/18 10:28:36AM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Pondoro, and welcome ot 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