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Monday, 1 August 2016

11 String Kantele: Tuning newly fitted set of strings





Just a quick video after fitting strings and re-tuning the instrument before delivery.   This was a standard Cherry and Cedar instrument but this customer ordered a  Custom model older style of case, solid wood, dovetailed with old fashioned hook and latch hardware, leather handle,  all recycled pine material.

Instruments and CD-ROMs's available to order here:



https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Thelyreshop



Plans to download:



https://payhip.com/lyreshop



Website for more information



www.michaeljking.com


Oberflacht Lyre (Student model with case) by Michael J King

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Stick Dulcimer Review No.4: The Seagull Merlin





Buy a Seagull Merlin in the USA (Amazon affiliate Link):

http://tinyurl.com/jok48w8



or UK Amazon affiliate link:

http://tinyurl.com/hh27zqs



Forum for Seagull Merlin

https://plus.google.com/communities/118439335147665343514

Forum for Stick Dulcimers (facebook)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/474244195569/



citole info(paul Butler)

http://www.crab.rutgers.edu/~pbutler/citole.html



my own website

www.michaeljking.com

facebook

https://www.facebook.com/Michael.J.King.1970

Blog

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Tuesday, 14 June 2016

"Hometown" Cover/Tutorial on the the Stick Dulcimer/Merlin Seagull/Stru...

Cover of Bruce Springsteens "Hometown, transposed to the key of D for the Stick Dulcimer

(If you have a baritone Stick Dulcimer the same chords would play in the original key!)



Sunday, 22 May 2016

Stick Ducimer in Primavera wood by Michael J King





This is a Model 3P custom  £650 with case       Primavera plain models are £450 plain unbound,  without a case,   £525 with rectangle case,  £550 with rounded case    2016 prices



Instruments for sale: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Thelyreshop
Plans to make your own: https://payhip.com/lyreshop

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

(SOLD) Trossingen lyre by Michael J King

I have a slightly used Trossingen Lyre available for sale, 20% off the list price, email me for more details,   Comes with a hardcase and tuning key,   Made of maple with Kolrosing decoration,  gut strung,



contact:   mjk@michaeljking.com



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