tednms

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Location: West Point, MS
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@tednms • 4 days ago • comments: 9
Posted a new Comment on tru-oil:
"[quote="kdparker"] I used Tru-oil finish on both of these dulcimers.  I am currently applying a tru-oil finish to a baritone ukulele I am building.  It is..."
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@tednms • 5 days ago • comments: 9
Created a new Group discussion "tru-oil":
"I finished sanding my dulcimer today and rubbed it down with a damp cloth of mineral sprits . I then thinned some tru-oil gun stock finish and put on a light..."
Dulcimer Making
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@tednms • 6 days ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on hollow fret board:
"Ken Hulme: Looks very nice!  Nice piece of wood too.   Thank you  "
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@tednms • one week ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on hollow fret board:
"[quote="Ken Hulme"] Pictures! After I took the pictures I went back and cleaned up the saw marks with a dremil tool with round grinder .  "
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@tednms • one week ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on hollow fret board:
"So i was able to cut my fret board down to 1/4 on each side and 1/2 '' deep leaving it 1/4 '' thick . I cut to about one inch from the nut and same to the..."
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@tednms • one week ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on hollow fret board:
"Ken Hulme: @Tednms -- you can always Edit your post by clicking on the cogwheel icon you'll find in the upper right corner of each post when you mouse..."
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@tednms • one week ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on hollow fret board:
"I need to make a correction . The fret board is 1 5/8 . "
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@tednms • 2 weeks ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on hollow fret board:
"This is a kit from Cedar Creek it is a kit called walnut classic . It has a double melody string so it has four strings . Yeah I will do it on my drill press..."
tednms
@tednms • 2 weeks ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on hollow fret board:
"Okay so my fret board is 1.75 wide and.75 thick walnut .   Where and how much ? I will be using a forstner bit and cleaning up with a chisel ...."
tednms
@tednms • 2 weeks ago • comments: 17
Created a new Group discussion "hollow fret board":
"Hollow fret board verses solid . Is it worth the trouble ?  "
Dulcimer Making
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@tednms • 2 weeks ago
@tednms is now following @dan
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@tednms • 2 weeks ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on Sweet Hour of Prayer:
"Cindy as sat listened to you a big lump came in my throat and tears streamed down my face . It was beautiful ."
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@tednms • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Liked a photos item created by @ed-gaunt: Ed Gaunt
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@tednms • 2 weeks ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on Wood Cupping When Thin :
"This wood has been stacked in a barn for about 20 years . Still I know it can gain moisture  "
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@tednms • 2 weeks ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on Wood Cupping When Thin :
"I think I will try to heat with a heat gun . If that don't work I will try to use a damp cloth and a clothes iron ."
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@tednms • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic " archives section / Search? ":
"Is there an archives section ? Or key word that I can lookup .  "
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@tednms • 2 weeks ago • comments: 7
Created a new Group discussion "Wood Cupping When Thin ":
"Does anyone have problems with wood cupping when getting thin. I resawed some red oak today down to about a 1/4''. My plan was to edge join it and run..."
Dulcimer Making
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@tednms • 2 weeks ago • comments: 9
Liked a group discussions item created by @tednms: What kind of wood
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@tednms • 3 weeks ago • comments: 9
Posted a new Comment on What kind of wood:
"Thanks Dan . That sounds like it could work . Cedar is so soft I am afraid it would dent easily . I am going with the red oak and cypress ."
tednms
@tednms • 3 weeks ago • comments: 9
Created a new Group discussion "What kind of wood":
"I am totally new at this game. I have plenty of tools and wood working experience . The only wood I have is a lot of red oak ,eastern red cedar and cypress..."
Dulcimer Making
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@tednms • 3 weeks ago
@tednms is now following @forums
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@tednms • 3 weeks ago • comments: 3
Liked a group discussions item created by @clwydianrange: First dulcimer
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@tednms • 3 weeks ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on Number 173 finished:
"Wow! That's beautiful."

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tednms

tru-oil


I finished sanding my dulcimer today and rubbed it down with a damp...
@tednms 5 days ago - Comments: 9
tednms

hollow fret board


Hollow fret board verses solid . Is it worth the trouble ?  
@tednms 2 weeks ago - Comments: 17
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Wood Cupping When Thin


Does anyone have problems with wood cupping when getting thin. I resawed...
@tednms 2 weeks ago - Comments: 7
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What kind of wood


I am totally new at this game. I have plenty of tools and wood working...
@tednms 3 weeks ago - Comments: 9

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Cindy Stammich
05/10/20 01:15:43AM @cindy-stammich:

Welcome to this wonderful place Ted!  I look forward to seeing your creations and hearing you play!


Strumelia
05/05/20 08:49:16AM @strumelia:

Thank you so much for supporting the site, Ted!  flower


Jim Fawcett
05/05/20 08:21:50AM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Ted, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.


Richard Streib
05/04/20 06:39:54PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Tednms to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a great community of friendly dulcimer players. Jump right in and join the discussions and ask questions. Best wishes on your dulcimer journey.


Ken Longfield
05/04/20 09:52:34AM @ken-longfield:

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

Ken

 "The dulcimer sings a sweet song."


Benjamin W Barr Jr
05/04/20 09:50:27AM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Ted, 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


Rob N Lackey
05/04/20 06:14:56AM @rob-n-lackey:

Welcome, Tednms, to this little corner of dulcimer heaven.  Hope you enjoy it here.

Rob