DULCIWORLD: Dulcimers & Strummers

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DULCIWORLD:  Dulcimers & Strummers

This group is opened to everyone that builds, plays or just likes the sound of a dulcimer. Both the strum and lap types, it`s all in the fretting.

Members: 382
Latest Activity: Dec 4

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Miniature dulci-tar for young child

Started by Richey Kay. Last reply by James Conder Jan 14. 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

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Comment by James O Lunsford on February 1, 2018 at 5:38pm

Comment by Dave Lynas on April 20, 2017 at 3:04pm
Hello. I just joined the group as I'm making a Tennissee music box. Dulcimer Day in Duluth is coming soon. I want to have one or two to offer along with my assortment of guits, fiddles, amps etc. .. Dave
Comment by the anonymous pick on February 24, 2017 at 1:38am

Gordon Cooper .-  we cant reply to   your  "message" in  here  . as it;s a message  not a "post " . but     to offer  some  possible incite to your question  . you may  find something of interest   in this  simular thread

 http://www.cigarboxnation.com/forum/topics/historical-examples-of-3...

Comment by Bill Baker on July 19, 2016 at 12:18pm

Two of my efforts. 2 Feral Flying Pig boxes and 5 small Padron boxes.

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Comment by FerneL on April 3, 2016 at 5:01pm

Sadly the box was verry used during a transport to a show, but it still cool to play !!

Comment by FerneL on April 3, 2016 at 5:00pm

Built only for fun but in fact it's pleasant to play even on 2 strings we call it the windows !! It's in strong plexiglass with a piezo !!

Comment by FerneL on April 3, 2016 at 4:52pm

A single coil duclitar !!

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Comment by Rooster Reaves on April 3, 2016 at 11:46am

That's a really nice Dulcitar!!!  Did you do a short scale?  I've been wanting to make one like that.

Comment by Bluesheart on April 2, 2016 at 3:19pm

Celtic themed Dulcitar. Having a lot of fun with it. Trying to learn some Celtic/Scottish tunes for it.

Comment by Jesse Lively on December 5, 2015 at 12:10pm

First dulcimer completed, thought I'd share it with you guys. Inspired to make one when I seen the one that Bluseheart made! Thanks to all for the ideas and the inspiration!

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Discussion Forum

Miniature dulci-tar for young child

Started by Richey Kay. Last reply by James Conder Jan 14. 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

Cute Little Macanudo Strummer

Started by Stoogemaniac. Last reply by Stoogemaniac Jan 13, 2013. 1 Reply

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To Fret or Not To Fret

Posted by Tom Thunder on December 15, 2018 at 5:58am 1 Comment

Number of frets to use?

Posted by David Bowes on December 6, 2018 at 3:21pm 3 Comments

Never know!

Posted by Jim Morris on December 5, 2018 at 12:18pm 8 Comments

Whats your Holy Grail?

Posted by Andries D. EKER on November 26, 2018 at 4:52pm 76 Comments

Creative ...or crazy?

Posted by Rich on November 25, 2018 at 7:12pm 6 Comments

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