Dogfeathers replied to topic '.......and now, for something completely different!' 67 days
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Playing Since: 2002
Experience Level: Novice
Dogfeathers has made 3 recent additions to Banjo Hangout
Occupation: Engineering model maker (retired)
JB banjo (Johannes Bonefass) 11" A scale, 1890 John Farris 11", 1900 ish Alfred Cammeyer 12", Jason Mogi 12", Saga SS10P banjeurine 11", Early 1900's Bay State banjeurine 12 1/2", Early 1900's 12 1/2" Orpheum Style 1, a E.C. Dobson 11" short scale open back(spun over metal pot, no tone ring), John Sloan's first prototype "Fold-a Jo" folding banjo 11", a 12" Lame Horse prototype open back banjo, a Alvarez Silver Princess w/ tubaphone tone ring, a 12" short scale (24.5") Hugh Hunter banjo with a Dobson style tone ring, 3 1/4" deep pot (real sweet banjo!) and a few no name mongrels, all open backs.
Dock Boggs, Mary Cox, Donald Zepp, Reed Martin, John Balch, Walt Koken, Ivan Rosenberg, Doc Watson, John Fahey, John Hurt, Skip James, Etta Baker, Algia Mae HInton, Sol Hoopii, King Benny Nawahi, Bob Dunn, Leon McAuliffe, Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli, Oscar Aleman, Eddie Lang, Carl Kress, Joe Vanuti, Manitas de Plata, Milton Brown, Floyd Tillman, Spade Cooley, Marty Robbins, Lil Green, Hank Sr., Kate Wolf, Martha Scanlon, Bert Jansch. I could go on and on and on!
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Strictly a clawhammer guy now, but started on Seeger style up-picking years ago. I also have a Martin OM-15, a Martin 00028 Norman Blake and a folding Voyage Air VAOM-06 for finger picking. I have a square neck resonator guitar I am trying to figure out and when I want to make the neighbors dogs howl I practice playing my musical saw..... drives my wife nuts too! Recently purchased a Dusty Strings D10 hammer dulcimer too.
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