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Norfolk Dulcimer tuning

Richard Blake has Dulcimers tuned up ready for purchase: they are supplied tuned thus: I post the tuning used on the Norfolk Dulcimer in response to Paul Gifford’s comment . email Richard for more info at: monikarichard@yahoo.co.uk B

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Dulcimer production: best batch yet!

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At Marcus Ashbys workshop the first batch of Norfolk dulcimers are underway: With luck the first instrument will be ready for Easter celebrations! B

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The new Norfolk dulcimer: stringing ducimer No.1

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This is the first dulcimer body in its finished state, this is a ‘plain’ finished model the fancy decorated ones will have to wait: The workshop finish is suberb. The 20 brass topped bridges, 80 strings, wrest & hitch pins … Continue reading

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Norfolk Dulcimer revival: the prototype

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As far as is known these are the first dulcimers made in Norfolk for around 100 years. Drawings are  issued……and work is progressing at Marcus Ashby’s Norwich workshop:Precise workmanship by David Thomas is making the CAD real:Test stringing confirms the … Continue reading

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