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Sue MacKenzie - ADK Friends

Martin MacKenzie 1965 Box Dulcimer

My father-in-law, Martin MacKenzie, Schenectady, NY, built wooden dulcimers. He experimented with finding sounds, placing a fretboard on various...
@Sue MacKenzie - ADK Friends started last year - replies: 14
Robin Thompson

D. Schnaufer finger picking an old TMB

This video is from George Pickow's channel on YouTube.  
@Robin Thompson started 2 years ago - replies: 0
Flint Hill

What do you want in a box dulcimer?

Stephen Seifert's Don Neuhauser TMB is really cool. I've made a couple of drawings of these things over the last few months, trying to decide...
@Flint Hill started 13 years ago - replies: 12

TMB Builders List - 2018

I'm looking for TMB builders, both full-time and part-time), especially those in Tennessee where I live. Thanks!
@GaryFSmith started 5 years ago - replies: 3

Bowing box dulcimers

About the logistics of bowing box dulcimers and the arched vs. non-arched bridge.... Rik said: "Regarding my comment below about bowing: It's clear...
@Strumelia started 13 years ago - replies: 4

Don Neuhauser TMB video

Here's a youtube video of Don playing a reproduction Tennessee music box that he made:
@Strumelia started 7 years ago - replies: 1
Jan Potts

Antique Crate Dulcimer

 Here for your viewing pleasure is a box dulcimer I own that's made out of an antique shipping crate from what would one day become Kellogg's...
@Jan Potts started 8 years ago - replies: 3
Peter W.

Mini Box Dulcimer - a five hour project

As I still am a learner in building dulcimers, I started a mini project this week: a superslim, short scale 3-stringbox dulcimer. I tuned it...
@Peter W. started 10 years ago - replies: 10
chuck queisser

Box dulcimer finished,but sound not good

just finished my box dulcimer, but sound is tinny. Cant get it to sound right. It has a suspended sound board (copyed from a museum piece) I put a...
@chuck queisser started 11 years ago - replies: 16

my first home made box dulcimer

well it may not be much to look at but I am proud of it, It's only a couple of days old. The back broad is Popluer, the sides are made from white...
@phil started 11 years ago - replies: 5
Robin Thompson

Prussia Valley Music Box

Prussia Valley Music Box, luthier Gary Sager July '06 spruce top with cherry back, long sides, and fret board
@Robin Thompson started 13 years ago - replies: 3

Schnauffer Tennessee Music Box DVD Available - A Few Copies Left

I can't remember if I saw this mentioned on ED or FOTMD, but Middle Tennessee State University has produced a DVD and CD of David Schnauffer...
@Banjimer started 12 years ago - replies: 8
Robin Clark

Prussia Valley Box Dulcimer - Arrived Today!

In case you are wondering who ended up with Gregs PVBD that he advertised in the "Sales" part of the forum - it winged its way across the Atlantic...
@Robin Clark started 13 years ago - replies: 5