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    Peter Ostroushko Passes

    From his Facebook page

    A note from Peter’s daughter:
    It is with such profound sadness that I share with you that my father Peter passed away this afternoon due to severe heart failure. We have...
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    My latest renaissance lute

    A 7 course renaissance lute I just completed. By request of customer, this is fretted in 1/6 comma meantone and with an extra wooden fret on the 4th course between nut and 1st fret.
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    Stolen mandolin recovered!

    Hi all,

    I just wanted to share a very happy story with you, and it's really only happy because of the help of this wonderful community here on Mandolin Cafe!

    Earlier last year our shop was...
  4. Re: vintage viator - help for tuning issue

    Is it like this one?

    If so, it's a fixed-bridge steel-string instrument, which means that the serious "sharping" problem you have could be caused by a mis-located bridge. too close to the neck. ...
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    Re: Dr. K Bubble

    also this one - less mad, but still cool (again NFI!)
    https://reverb.com/uk/item/37716339-dr-k-classik-checkerboard-green-yellow
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    Re: Dr. K Bubble

    Googie art
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    Dr. K Bubble

    NFI...
    https://reverb.com/item/38190103-dr-k-bubble-2020-turquoise?utm_content=feed_listings&utm_source=braze&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily-Feed-Email&utm_term=Feed%20Email

    I find this...
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    Re: Speed of bluegrass... is it just me?

    [QUOTE=Pappyrich;1802416]Medley12,
    No, you are not alone. I find that most people can't play cleanly at excessive speed, with a few exceptions, so the music gets "muddy" and you lose the sound of...
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    Re: Speed of bluegrass... is it just me?

    Medley12,
    No, you are not alone. I like Bluegrass, but I play mostly old time fiddle tunes, which can also be played pretty quickly, but they are intended to be dance tunes, so playing faster than...
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    Speed of bluegrass... is it just me?

    Ok, I know Iím pretty new here. Iíve quickly made a couple of friends, not looking for any enemies. I do not know if what I am about to say is some kind of heresy or not, so please forgive me in...
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    Re: Troublesome Creek

    The "Honeybee" is different from the Waterloo in several ways. The top is center-weighter and X-braced so the sound is different from that of Red Line, Waterloo and other mandolins built more closely...
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    Re: Troublesome Creek

    there's a company I'd overspend towards. Go for it!

    f-d
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    Re: Troublesome Creek

    [QUOTE=Steve 2E;1791243]https://reverb.com/item/36245595-troublesome-creek-hm-1sb-honeybee-mandolin
    https://reverb.com/item/36245604-troublesome-creek-hm-1-honeybee-mandolin

    Any thoughts on...
  14. Thread: In The Mood

    by John Soper
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    Re: In The Mood

    Definitely in the mood for this tune - done masterfully! My parents loved big band music and would be caught sometimes playing this on our stereo and dancing. We kids always thought it was so...
  15. Thread: In The Mood

    by Ranald
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    In The Mood

    In case any jazz buffs miss this fine and enjoyable piece from Mark Stoffel & Co. on today's home page:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=nMFTxNPyApQ&feature=emb_title

    ...
  16. There is a series videos of the instruments being...

    There is a series videos of the instruments being played. Here is one featuring Daniel Coolik.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QqWxRLhTCk

    Other videos on this page.
  17. Thread: Lilac wood

    by Richard500
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    Re: Lilac wood

    Surprising question, considering that the electric toaster is a Scottish invention from ca. 1893. I tried to Google what toaster ovens might be called in the UK, but got no significant hits. So, I...
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    Re: Assessing wood grain of standing trees

    Indeed it was. A farmer had bulldozed a bunch of trees into a pile to get them out of his pasture, a friend of mine (fellow luthier) asked the farmer if he could cut firewood from the pile, the...
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    Re: What's the real difference?

    After some trial and error years ago I realized it is a "play it and you'll know it" situation. Some very expensive mandolins have been nice but not mind-blowing. I've played a few Asian mandolins...
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    Re: What's the real difference?

    Once again, this is not true. Compare the price of a carved arched mandolin to a carved arched guitar of similar quality and the guitar will cost quite a bit more. Likewise with flat top guitars and...
  21. Re: Help Finding Chris Thile Tab: Leading Off

    As a kid in the 60's I ordered a Jimi Hendrix songbook in hopes of learning his technique with all the flair, panache, and zeitgeist.....

    unfortunately, it only showed me where the notes...
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    I don't post here much, but so many things went wrong and had to be overcome to complete this pair of parlor guitars that I felt like showing them to someone.
    A matched pair, one rosewood one...
  23. Don Stiernberg Quartet Live Online Concert Friday August 14th

    The DSQ rides again this coming Friday Aug. 14th, from 7-9 Central Time. Live and safe from Studio5 in Evanston IL, the cats will play some numbers from their latest release
    "Straight...
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    Happy ending for stolen mandolin

    A customer/friend had her mandolin stolen from her house a couple of years ago, an Old Wave she'd worn the finish off the back of the neck playing for 20 years. Made her another that she liked as...
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    Re: Calton Cases - in pictures

    Calton Organe Granite Case w/Collings 01A..

    https://i.imgur.com/LUqKujql.jpg
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