Steven Stroot

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Location: Chiloquin, Oregon
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Steven Stroot
@steven-stroot • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Fret addition?":
"Wow!  Every forum submissison I enter becomes a gigantic learning experience for me.  I'm trying my best to follow your strumming discussion.  Thanks for..."
Steven Stroot
@steven-stroot • one month ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Fret addition?":
"I got my 3 string dulcimer and am enjoying the learning process.  (However, I'm finding that strumming in BOTH directions while fretting is like rubbing my..."
Steven Stroot
@steven-stroot • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's the scoop on "scoops"?":
"Corvus:  Thanks for the additional input.  The variety of picking and strumming styles is one of the things that make dulcimers fascinating.  I've played the..."
Steven Stroot
@steven-stroot • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's the scoop on "scoops"?":
"Wow, even more interesting dulcimer information to store in my memory banks!  Thanks again for the great instruction!"
Steven Stroot
@steven-stroot • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's the scoop on "scoops"?":
"Thanks everyone for your kind and valued input.  You're responses have all increased my knowledge of "dulcimology"!"
Steven Stroot
@steven-stroot • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's the scoop on "scoops"?":
"My previous question dealt with the arched or scalloped bottom surface of the fret board.  My thanks to those who responded.  My current inquiry is..."
Steven Stroot
@steven-stroot • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "What's the scoop on "scoops"?":
"I'm the new guy with the steep learning curve.  I did a forum search for "fret board scoops" and found nothing.  So, my question... What is the purpose of..."
Steven Stroot
@steven-stroot • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Dulcimer design question":
"Thanks.  It appears dulcimer construction has a lot in common with banjo building...  You never know exactly what tone you'll be getting out of your choice..."
Steven Stroot
@steven-stroot • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Dulcimer design question":
"Is there an advantage to fret boards that are scalloped on the bottom so they only contact the instrument's top at a few points?  "
Steven Stroot
@steven-stroot • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Fret necessary?":
"That answers my question.  Once again, you've come through for me.  Thanks for sharing your knowledge and experience!"
Steven Stroot
@steven-stroot • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Fret necessary?":
"When looking for an instrument to purchase, is it important to have the 6 1/2 fret?"

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Ben Barr Jr
02/20/22 07:26:11PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Steven, 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


Jim Fawcett
02/17/22 06:44:16AM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Steve, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us. 


Richard Streib
02/14/22 04:38:34PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Steven Stroot to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a great place to learn and get all your questions answered.


Ken Longfield
02/14/22 09:56:18AM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD, Steven. It is good to have you aboard. I look forward to your participation in these discussions. Ask your questions. We have answers.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."