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Appalachian (Mountain) Dulcimer

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Project by HankLP posted 10-13-2018 01:51 AM 953 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve made a few of these, but this one turned out the nicest. Finally got a scroll saw which enabled some cleaner work on the cut outs in the top. Sides and back are walnut resawn and sanded down to 0.060” thick using the thickness sander made for the Total Shop which can be seen in one of my earlier projects. The top is Sitka Spruce which is sanded down to 0.10”. The back is already a bit scratched up because it is getting a fair amount of use in our singing duo. Here is a sample from a performance a few months ago. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dcDy04DQhE.





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awsum55

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#1 posted 10-13-2018 04:36 AM

Sure is nice looking. Your performance was beautiful and the instrument sounded great also. Nice song, I bet most here will enjoy it too.

-- John D, OP, KS

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#2 posted 10-13-2018 11:55 AM

Nice looking. Book match on the back is great.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#3 posted 10-13-2018 03:34 PM

Beautiful instrument. Great craftsmanship. You two are very talented.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#4 posted 10-13-2018 04:36 PM

Very nicely done.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#5 posted 10-13-2018 06:57 PM

Thank you all for the supportive comments. I often check out the projects of those who make comments, and am humbled by the quality of work and inventiveness of those who share on LJ.

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#6 posted 10-13-2018 09:52 PM

Very Nice Project & Well Done Hank!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#7 posted 10-14-2018 06:23 PM

Very nice! I’m a scroll saw guy, and I like the work.

-- It’s all good!

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#8 posted 10-22-2018 07:53 PM

Beautiful! I love the Ginkgo leaves!

-- Marsha, Northeast Ohio

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