dulcimer #1

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Project by roy posted 01-16-2008 02:06 AM 1705 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is the start of my first dulcimer
just like my banjo#1 i want to learn how to play so i will build myself one.
i’ll build every thing but the strings. the plan is to use walnut for the peghead and cherry for the top . i don’t know about the rest. i’m just making it up as i go along.

-- tn hillbilly.." tryin to do the best i can with what i got "

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#1 posted 01-16-2008 02:10 AM

Looking good Roy, y’all keep me in the loop as it progresses.

-- Bob, Crescent City, CA

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#2 posted 01-16-2008 03:43 AM

very nice start…keep a-postin’!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#3 posted 01-16-2008 02:32 PM

wonderful start Roy! Please keep us posted on your progress.

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#4 posted 01-16-2008 03:25 PM

Way to go Roy. Looking forward to seeing the instrument.

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#5 posted 01-18-2008 05:04 PM

from “I think I’ll make a…” to a beautiful curved piece ready for the next part to get attached to it.. .just like that!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#6 posted 01-19-2008 10:02 PM

Good start.

-- Jiri

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#7 posted 03-06-2008 04:45 PM

How’s the dulcimer coming? Are you playing your banjo?

Have not heard from you in a while…

-- Jon

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#8 posted 03-06-2008 11:02 PM

Looking forward to your progress. Show us photo’s of each step

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#9 posted 03-31-2008 01:57 PM

Hi Roy,

I missed this one when it was first posted. But it looks like a good start. Have you made any progress on it?

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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