In search of a D#

Many newer Hammered Dulcimers have a D# as the top bass bridge note.  Why you would want one is another topic, but having it opens up the possibility of a nice B or B7 chord to add colour to your arrangements, for instance.  With smaller dulcimers (12/12’s and 15/14’s) this can be at the expenseRead More

Ratio in Design

I am reading some old notes I made 30 years ago about hammered dulcimer making and playing.  I am going to college in a few weeks time to attend a 12 week woodworking skills residential course.  It is a long time since I last built a musical instrument, and although my initial objective of goingRead More