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making my first dulcimer/strumstick/ kind of thing,

hi, i've made about 20 or so cbg style guitar's but not with a cigar box, they're too expensive here in England, i've used fishing box's/wi…


2 Mar 30

Any dulcitar and strumstick festivals, gatherings or events.

Hi Are there any dulcitar and strumstick festivals, gatherings or events on the continent? Attached are some pics of me instrument builds.

Started by the Padma

0 Dec 4, 2018

Miniature dulci-tar for young child

Hello all, Hopefully you will be able to offer a little advice... I am currently thinking of trying to make a mini guitar which could be pl…

Started by Richey Kay

11 Jan 14, 2018
Reply by James Conder

Mountain dulcimer phaser type sound?

Hi all.  Just joined this group having started playing mountain dulcimer this weekend. I'm using a piece of oak as a noter and I'm getting…

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear

17 Sep 15, 2016
Reply by QGolden

Need sources to buy dulcimer soundboard wood

Hi folks! I need some help finding sources for pre-cut wood for a dulcimer soundboard. I'm building my first dulcimer and using some nice r…

Started by Dano Schultz

5 Sep 10, 2016
Reply by Dano Schultz

New to all of this.

I've been a string and fret player for 35 years starting with guitar. If it has strings and frets (and fretless in a couple of cases) I can…

Started by Kirk Bolas

3 Aug 3, 2016
Reply by Gordon Cooper

Newest Dulcitar

My newest dulcimer. I had to make another because I sold my first one, recently. It's always a good excuse to build... Gourd body w/ Purple…

Started by Greg Thompson

0 Jul 19, 2016

"Evolving" dulcimer fret patterns?

I've started a small production run of strum-stick style instruments to sell at craft fairs along with my turned items such as bottle stopp…

Started by Habanera Hal

12 Jul 7, 2016
Reply by Greg Thompson

Completed my first strummer/Dulcitar

After completing my first Dulcitar, I don't fancy the stick strummer name, I have really come to love this instrument. I've no musical expe…

Started by Greg Thompson

6 Sep 7, 2015
Reply by Paul Craig

playing question

So I have been intrigued by the diatonic fret system but have never seen one in person before or had the chance to play one. I'm considerin…

Started by Truth Instruments

6 Aug 30, 2015
Reply by Truth Instruments


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making my first dulcimer/strumstick/ kind of thing,

Started by GARAGE HERMIT. Last reply by GARAGE HERMIT Mar 30. 2 Replies

Miniature dulci-tar for young child

Started by Richey Kay. Last reply by James Conder Jan 14, 2018. 11 Replies

Mountain dulcimer phaser type sound?

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear. Last reply by QGolden Sep 15, 2016. 17 Replies

Need sources to buy dulcimer soundboard wood

Started by Dano Schultz. Last reply by Dano Schultz Sep 10, 2016. 5 Replies

New to all of this.

Started by Kirk Bolas. Last reply by Gordon Cooper Aug 3, 2016. 3 Replies

Newest Dulcitar

Started by Greg Thompson Jul 19, 2016. 0 Replies

"Evolving" dulcimer fret patterns?

Started by Habanera Hal. Last reply by Greg Thompson Jul 7, 2016. 12 Replies

Completed my first strummer/Dulcitar

Started by Greg Thompson. Last reply by Paul Craig Sep 7, 2015. 6 Replies

playing question

Started by Truth Instruments. Last reply by Truth Instruments Aug 30, 2015. 6 Replies

Strum stick

Started by Bobby Fields. Last reply by Seth Tabberer Aug 21, 2015. 5 Replies

newbie help

Started by stav. Last reply by Ellwood T. Bear Apr 6, 2015. 3 Replies

Mountain Dulcimer Necks

Started by Bluesheart. Last reply by Bluesheart Apr 1, 2015. 10 Replies

What about a blues-cimer?

Started by Diane in Chicago. Last reply by Brown Water Jerry (Rice) Nov 10, 2014. 21 Replies

Fret Spacing - standard and not

Started by Diane in Chicago. Last reply by Jesse Halter Jul 2, 2014. 57 Replies

Dulci scale length

Started by Bluesheart. Last reply by Bluesheart Nov 24, 2013. 9 Replies

my first strummer

Started by Bad Wolf. Last reply by Battmann Aug 31, 2013. 6 Replies

just finished this little stick strummer

Started by jeff burgoyne. Last reply by Scott aka Farmer Ted Jun 17, 2013. 1 Reply


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