Search:

Type: Posts; User: Markkunkel

Page 1 of 16 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,260

    Re: Parlour King 8 string OM

    Your designs (let alone your building chops!) continue to inspire, Nigel. Thanks for sharing.
  2. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,756

    Re: More love for Pomeroys

    very nice build, sound, and playing... triplets!

    Enjoy!

    Mark
  3. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,129

    Re: NMD Pomeroy Oval

    Hi, Don. Just lovely, as are all of Don P.'s instruments. He manages to do his work with such love and expertise, and it sings through his instruments. Enjoy this one... I'll play my v-style mandola...
  4. Re: New Session King guitar-octave mandolin on the bench

    Wouldn't want to derail this thread for the world, but just to celebrate Nigel's work and say thank you thank you thank you.

    I think Nigel originally decided on a maple bridge (no saddle) for...
  5. Re: New Session King guitar-octave mandolin on the bench

    187348 187349187350
    Oh Nigel, that looks nothing but lovely. I know you have mostly focused of late on your wonderful guitar-bodied styles, but I cherish and play this one every day. Thanks for the...
  6. Replies
    7
    Views
    925

    Re: Pomerory - Don Paine

    I love Don's work... his love of wood is apparent, his ear for tone impeccable. I love the "V style" vibe in particular, and at present I am the grateful custodian of this one, #245...
  7. Replies
    2
    Views
    443

    Re: Winterís Come and Gone

    "Hey little blackbird, on my wireline..." My word! What a creative and soulful arrangement of that tune. Thank you for working it up, and for sharing.

    Mark
  8. Replies
    3
    Views
    555

    Re: Nyberg Mandola

    What a GREAT story! I had one of Lawrence's short-scale citterns many years and many instruments ago, and it is on my short list of the "wish I hadn't let that one get away." He does such beautiful...
  9. Re: Couple of Original Instrumental Tunes - Mandolin and Fiddle

    This is MARVELOUS, Trey! Always a joy to hear you and Chris making music. Thanks for sharing it with the world, and with us.

    Mark
  10. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,411

    Re: Reuben Sandwich

    Thanks for passing this one along, Michael. I have been working my way through your cool arrangement of "Wee Small Hours" and much appreciate your friendly introduction to this complex and elusive...
  11. Replies
    32
    Views
    6,689

    Re: "Perfect" Scroll?

    I agree. Robb's work is something, indeed. I have a mango/cedar one of his that is a work of art. 165976

    The lines of the button and the scroll more generally just seem to flow and to come...
  12. Replies
    10
    Views
    2,773

    Re: Pomeroy #222

    Hi, fellow Pomeroy owner Furb (and other fans). I just gave grateful home to this one, Don's #239, having been hunting an oval hole for a while. My word! I love everything about it, the violin...
  13. Re: Girouard mandolins, the 'Cafe, and gratitude...

    Thanks to all again for your comments. This mandolin continues to feel at home.

    Perhaps the former owner will weigh in, Nick, but I will say that he is a huge fan of blackface mandos, and I think...
  14. Girouard mandolins, the 'Cafe, and gratitude...

    About two years ago in a fit of downsizing I foolishly sold this unique and wonderful Girouard A5, lacquered redwood over spectacular quilted maple:
    161310
    These pieces of playable art come and...
  15. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,325

    Re: Avi Avital's Kerman mandolin

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/showthread.php?102738-Avi-Avital-and-the-Arik-Kerman-mandolin is a nice overview from a previous discussion. It should answer pretty much any question about this...
  16. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,650

    Austin Clark guitar-bodied octave...

    157759157760157761

    A month or so ago I posted a "Want to Buy: Guitar-bodied Octave Mandolin" ad on the 'Cafe, and I received some very helpful responses. Thanks, everyone.

    And the winner (for...
  17. Re: Comparing 3 CBOMS of different scale lengths

    John, thanks for that comparison. Gotta say that big ol' cittern is quite wonderful, and yes, Hector the Hero sounds splendid on it. The other two instruments are lovely as well. Very cool to hear...
  18. Replies
    1,007
    Views
    295,675

    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    My word, Marty. That's spectacular, even by your standards. Wow.
  19. Replies
    5
    Views
    2,081

    Re: davy stuart owners!?

    Hi there. Davy makes wonderful instruments. I had a longer-scale flat top mando of his that was marvelous, and also a 10-string cittern that was wonderful and rich. I haven't had a guitar-bodied...
  20. Re: Prototype build thread- Single-point design in madrone OM

    Beautiful and creative work, as always, Josh. Thanks for sharing...

    Mark
  21. Re: New Josh Humphrey five-course multiscaled redwood over walnut

    Yeah, what a wonderful instrument this was/is. I had to sell it due to emerging hand issues that made the stretches problematic, but it has tone and vibe and quality in abundance, and is just plain...
  22. Re: How to wind double-loop end strings for a waldzither

    It's easy to cut out the ball with larger gauge strings. Anything below .010 and I've had a hard time with the old clippers not cutting the string too!
    MK
  23. Replies
    12
    Views
    3,052

    Re: New website for Waldzithers!

    One more try on that sound sample....
    https://youtu.be/BP6Zp51HVa8
  24. Replies
    12
    Views
    3,052

    Re: New website for Waldzithers!

    Ah, and forgot to ask. Mine retain those original banners, still fastened to the headstock, and what I suspect is the original strap. What's the story with the banners, and the translation (I know...
  25. Replies
    12
    Views
    3,052

    Re: New website for Waldzithers!

    Thanks again for your wonderful work, Norbert. It helped me appreciate my instrument (which dates to 1925 per your label collection) even more. And since 2009 lots of octave mandolin instruments...
Results 1 to 25 of 388
Page 1 of 16 1 2 3 4