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"Flush? Then why do we see the light colored fret humps in the neck profile, especial…"

Strumelia replied Nov 22, 2021 to CDV of Swain Buckley on ebay...

7 Nov 22, 2021
Reply by Trapdoor2

"Looks like minstrel tuning, judging from his fretting position. And looks like strok…"

Strumelia replied Nov 21, 2021 to CDV of Swain Buckley on ebay...

7 Nov 22, 2021
Reply by Trapdoor2

"Hi Razyn, good to 'see' you as well.   :)"

Strumelia replied Mar 14, 2021 to Songs of our Native Daughters

6 Jun 15, 2021
Reply by Byron Ed

"Here's another interview about it with Rhiannon: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2…"

Strumelia replied Mar 13, 2021 to Songs of our Native Daughters

6 Jun 15, 2021
Reply by Byron Ed

"Remembering the gathering fondly...   :)"

Strumelia replied Aug 12, 2019 to Pry Barn Polka (a new tune, dedicated to the old Antietam gang)

3 Aug 12, 2019
Reply by Strumelia

"I wonder at all the hundreds of songs played on that banjo over the many years and t…"

Strumelia replied Dec 12, 2018 to my 1870s banjo. Restoration complete.

4 Dec 18, 2018
Reply by david caron

"Love the heavy thread spiral stitching around the flesh hoop to keep the skin edge s…"

Strumelia replied Nov 7, 2018 to Dave Kirchner's Original Giant Early Tambourine (20 inches)

3 Nov 7, 2018
Reply by Chris Prieto

"Hey, this is cool.  Glad you commented on this Richard- and it's good to have a know…"

Strumelia replied Nov 6, 2018 to Giant (and old!) Tambourine

21 Nov 6, 2018
Reply by Strumelia

"Where are these 1700s accounts, please?"

Strumelia replied Oct 30, 2018 to Horse hair strings on early gourd banjos

6 Oct 31, 2018
Reply by John Masciale

"What do you mean by 'supposedly accounts from the 1700s'?  No vague rumors please...…"

Strumelia replied Oct 30, 2018 to Horse hair strings on early gourd banjos

6 Oct 31, 2018
Reply by John Masciale

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