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Bob
@bob • 7 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Compensated Bridges?":
"I had thought of that, Ken. Maybe on my next build. I imagine they would need a broader foot to provide more surface contact for stability..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 8 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread...":
"I'm sure I'm not alone in this 'problem': Being over 60, I grew up with old fashioned rotary-dial telephones and old fashioned address/phone books.  You..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 9 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Compensated Bridges?":
"Bob -- just make one bridge -- and cut it twice..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 9 hours ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on @realscot:
"Glad you joined us RealScot. You will find the friendliest and most help friends here. Jump right and post and enjoy your dulcimer journey.  "
Strumelia
@strumelia • 9 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Healthy Living- healthy eating, exercise, weight loss, veggie gardening, etc.":
"Oh man, once tomato season winds down, I lose all interest in working in my veggie garden, and the weeds always get the best of me.  Dang!  I love gardening..."
Ken Longfield
@ken-longfield • 10 hours ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on @realscot:
"Welcome to FOTMD, RealScot. It's good to have you aboard. Ken "The dulcimer sings a sweet song.""
Randy Adams
@randy-adams • 10 hours ago • comments: 1
Liked a youtube by @mark-gilston:
Rocky Mountain Goat
Jim Fawcett
@jim-fawcett • 12 hours ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on @realscot:
"Hey Real Scot, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us."
Bob
@bob • 17 hours ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on Rocky Mountain Goat:
"Amazing"
Dusty Turtle
@dusty-turtle • 19 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Compensated Bridges?":
"Here is a picture of the "bridge" of my octave dulcimer made by David Beede of Melrose, FL.  You can see clearly those three little nubs that serve as..."
IRENE
@irene • 20 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Compensated Bridges?":
"Keeping things simple is always a good thing.   If you want to see what complicated instruments look like, go to Japan. Over 53 years ago I worked in a..."
Bob
@bob • 20 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Compensated Bridges?":
"Ken Hulme: Bob -- you're building monthly dulcimers... Why not try making one with three separate bridges, each one sort of like a chess rook (castle)...."
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 21 hours ago • comments: 1
Updated a YouTube Video:
Rocky Mountain Goat
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 21 hours ago • comments: 1
Posted a new YouTube video:
Rocky Mountain Goat
PeggieL
@peggiel • 22 hours ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on @peggiel:
"Thanks for all the welcomes! I am a bit slow getting back but have had some computer issues and lost the link! I am hoping I can find out how to findadecent..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 23 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Compensated Bridges?":
"Bob -- you're building monthly dulcimers... Why not try making one with three separate bridges, each one sort of like a chess rook (castle)."
Bob
@bob • yesterday • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Compensated Bridges?":
"For me, I appreciate what I have read and learned here (as always). Its great to learn from builders and players and musical theorists. Seems this topic of..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • yesterday • comments: 0
Posted a response to "June Apple Dulcimer tone/sound":
"Yes -- there are McSpads that are 3" deep.  There are several models of McSpadden. Some as shallow as 1.5", commonly at about 2" deep.  At least some of the..."
Patricia Delich
@patricia-delich • yesterday • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Hearts Of The Dulcimer Podcast In Its 3rd Year":
"Hearts of the Dulcimer Podcast - Episode 30Richard Ash: The Face of Folkcraft Instruments  http://bit.ly/hotdpodcast                   We spoke..."
Lexie R Oakley
@lexie-r-oakley • 2 days ago • comments: 0
Created a new Playlist:
robin Clark
DulcimerJones
@dulcimerjones • 2 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "June Apple Dulcimer tone/sound":
"Ken, are there McSpaddens that are 3" deep?  Mine is only 1.75" deep.  That would change the cu inches considerably, or am I missing something as I often do?"
DulcimerJones
@dulcimerjones • 2 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "A tune that's out of reach":
"Awww, Jan, tooo sweet!  Was good to see u for a minute at Etown.  Hope ur coming back to N-ville soon."
Steve Battarbee
@steve-battarbee • 2 days ago • comments: 1
Liked a soundcloud by @dan:
Sourwood Mountain
Jan Potts
@jan-potts • 2 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "A tune that's out of reach":
"DulcimerJones: Wow, still feels like magic to me!  I'm impressed so much in how far you've come in 4 years! And I can tell that magic spark is still..."
cacofonix
@cacofonix • 2 days ago • comments: 10
Posted a new Comment on @cacofonix:
"Greetings one and all Here is my very first Mountain Dulcimer offering to the world. Twinkle twinkle little star is the first tune taught on Dulcimer..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Compensated Bridges?":
"I deleted my post too, so now everyone will be even more confused!    (just kidding... no problems!) This IS a confusing kind of subject, especially since..."
Dusty Turtle
@dusty-turtle • 2 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Compensated Bridges?":
"Robin, many of us were already confused to begin with. You did not cause that affliction!"
Robin Thompson
@robin-thompson • 2 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Compensated Bridges?":
"Right, Lisa! I deleted my posting so as not to cause confusion!  My apologies! "
Nigel Pennick
@nigel-pennick • 2 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a new YouTube video:
The Bailiff of the Marshlands
Benjamin W Barr Jr
@benjamin-w-barr-jr • 2 days ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on @susan-west:
"Hi Susan, 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,..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 2 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Compensated Bridges?":
"Dusty -- I've not seen individual string bridges on a mountain dulcimer, although they would certainly be do-able.  Maybe I have one or two more dulcimers..."
Cynthia Wigington
Cynthia Wigington
@cynthia-wigington • 2 days ago • comments: 8
Posted a new Comment on Wildwood Flower - Warren May Dulcimer Duet:
"Sweet - it never ceases to amaze me how one can play N/D and the other chords and it does not sound out of tune. Doesn't make sense, does it?"
IRENE
@irene • 2 days ago • comments: 8
Posted a new Comment on Wildwood Flower - Warren May Dulcimer Duet:
"OH wow....I loved listening to both renditions.  I was thinking about getting right to my dulcimer and playing is much slower version....but this is a..."
IRENE
@irene • 2 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Compensated Bridges?":
"Robin, I learn so much from your writings.  Do you have a book you sell with your wise words on intonation and such?  I have so much loved playing with a..."
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