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@tatts • one week ago • comments: 27
Posted a new Comment on @nina-zanetti:
"Just visited your website after a viewing a discussion in fingerpicking group. The piece on the front page “Bridget Cruise” is absolutely beautiful- exactly..."
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@tatts • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "DADGAD Guitar":
"This is wonderful!"
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@tatts • 3 weeks ago • comments: 145
Liked a group discussions item created by @bert-bennett: dulcimer making
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@tatts • 4 weeks ago • comments: 8
Posted a new Comment on Tips for using loop end strings on a build?:
"Wow, thanks for your replies everyone! I’ve found some “piano center pins” on eBay that look like they’ll do the job - basically nails with no heads - so I..."
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@tatts • 4 weeks ago • comments: 8
Created a new Group discussion "Tips for using loop end strings on a build?":
"Hi, I’m getting ready to start dulcimer #3 and have just purchased some d’darrio dulcimercstrings with loop ends. Being a long time guitar player these are..."
Dulcimer Making
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@tatts • 4 weeks ago • comments: 3
Created a new Group discussion "Humbucker stye pickup...?":
"Hi all, has anyone put a humbucker style pickup on a dulcimer? If so, would you use one with 3 silver dots (I think they’re called cores?) for a standard 4..."
Dulcimer Making
tpatts
@tatts • 4 weeks ago • comments: 12
Posted a new Comment on Your favourite or preferred shape to build / play:
"Thanks for your replies folks! I’m not committed to the aorell shape yet, might try another elliptical first... @ken-Hulme that’s a lovely instrument! I..."
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@tatts • one month ago • comments: 12
Created a new Group discussion "Your favourite or preferred shape to build / play":
"hi every one! I’m looking to build my 3rd dulcimer. my first was a 26” vsl large box dulcimer, my second was a 20” vsl elliptical design. For my third I’m..."
Dulcimer Making
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@tatts • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favorite mournful, spooky, or lonesome song to play?":
"Don’t know if it’s quite what you mean, but I love “oh Come, oh come Immanuel” - mournful but hopeful all at once"
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@tatts • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Your Three Favorite Songs":
"My top 3 are: When I Survey the Wondrous Cross (same tune as “the waters wide” and the other traditional one) Jesus, Lover of My Soul (by Paul Oakley)..."
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@tatts • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What’s your favourite playing style and why?":
"Thanks for your replies folks, really interesting mix of styles and approaches! Sorry I’ve not replied earlier, I’ve been building my second dulcimer - a..."
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@tatts • one month ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Tabs or Tutorials for Jigs and Reels":
"Hi I’d love to try out playing some Jigs or Reels on my dulcimer - problem is I don’t know many! (Aside from Swallowtail Jig and Arkansas Traveller) Does..."
tpatts
@tatts • one month ago • comments: 5
Liked a group discussions item created by @don-grundy: DAd
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@tatts • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Liked a forum discussions item created by @julie-semones: Strumming so frustrated
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@tatts • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Liked a forum discussions item created by @ariane: Online Advent Calendar
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@tatts • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Online Advent Calendar":
"Sounds like a wonderful idea! Is there a required skill level for players to be at? I’ve only been playing less than a year? What happens if/when there are..."
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@tatts • 2 months ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Different possible tunings:
"Thanks all for your help, and especially @ken-hulme for the pdf! It’s still a little bamboozling but I’m sure it will click in time!"
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@tatts • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How to change my profile picture?":
"Thanks both of you 😊"
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@tatts • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "How to change my profile picture?":
"Hi all, how do I change my account picture?    Thanks"
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@tatts • 2 months ago • comments: 5
Created a new Group discussion "Different possible tunings":
"Hi all, I’ve experimented with some different modes (is that right? I’m meaning DAd, DAa, DAc) as well as those same relationship of notes in CGc etc. i was..."
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@tatts • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "What’s your favourite playing style and why?":
"Hi all, I discovered the mountain dulcimer last year whilst building a cigar box guitar. In March I built myself a 26” scale length box dulcimer but only..."
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@tatts • 2 months ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Placement for Piezo Pickup:
"@ken-Hulme, that is very wise counsel, thank you! I guess I was just excited about making another instrument! Haha :) I think I’ll leave the pickup for..."
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@tatts • 2 months ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Placement for Piezo Pickup:
"Thanks for your replies!  @ken-longfield I intend to use a flat disc piezo that came with a cigar box guitar kit. I don’t have the cash to spend on..."
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@tatts • 2 months ago • comments: 5
Created a new Group discussion "Placement for Piezo Pickup":
"Hi all, I’m about to embark on my second dulcimer build - an elliptical 20” vsl with a pine (softwood at least) 1.5inch deep body. The body won’t be very..."
Dulcimer Making
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@tatts • 2 months ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on A little tune on my eedybeedy:
"Beautiful"
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@tatts • 2 months ago • comments: 13
Liked a group discussions item created by @nick-osullivan: A little tune on my eedybeedy
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@tatts • 2 months ago • comments: 14
Liked a group discussions item created by @john-astor: Free Fingerpicking Album to download for all!

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Tips for using loop end strings on a build?


Hi, I’m getting ready to start dulcimer #3 and have just purchased some...
@tpatts 4 weeks ago - Comments: 8
tpatts

Humbucker stye pickup...?


Hi all, has anyone put a humbucker style pickup on a dulcimer? If so,...
@tpatts 4 weeks ago - Comments: 3
tpatts

Your favourite or preferred shape to build / play


hi every one! I’m looking to build my 3rd dulcimer. my first was a 26”...
@tpatts one month ago - Comments: 12
tpatts

Different possible tunings


Hi all, I’ve experimented with some different modes (is that right? I’m...
@tpatts 2 months ago - Comments: 5
tpatts

Placement for Piezo Pickup


Hi all, I’m about to embark on my second dulcimer build - an elliptical...
@tpatts 2 months ago - Comments: 5

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Benjamin W Barr Jr
09/10/19 05:30:11AM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Tatts, 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 meet some good people.

Ben


marg
09/05/19 07:38:10PM @marg:

( Liked a group discussions item created by @john-astor Free Fingerpicking Album to download for all!)

Can you download this, I get an error. Any clues or any other way?

Welcome

m.


Richard Streib
09/05/19 07:14:27PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Tatts to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a wonderful family of friendly people who love the dulcimer and its sweet song. Best wishes on your dulcimer journey.


Ken Longfield
09/04/19 09:44:30PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD Tatts. It is good to have you aboard.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."


Jim Fawcett
09/04/19 09:03:37PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Tatts, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.