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frailin replied to topic 'Ken Perlman's book, "Couldn't Have a Wedding Without The Fiddler"' 5 hrs
Playing Since: 2002
Experience Level: Purty Good
Occupation: Instrument Repair & Restoration
c.1890 Buckbee "Venus" 5-string
c.1910 Lange-built 38-bracket 5-string
c.1925 Slingerland banjo-uke
Lots of 'em!
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Last Visit 11/11/2012
I write songs... lots of them... but when I'm not working on that (which is my "life work") I'm restoring various fretted instruments c.1800 to c.1940. I operate and sell out of our family's country store in Vermont and have just decided on a business name: Antebellum Instruments, as I'm mostly repairing "pre-war" instruments! I know, a bad joke! I can't help it.
'Bury me beneath the willow' 23 min
'Sweet Dixie' 1 hr
'Sweet Dixie' 2 hrs
'2012 Bishline Heirloom' 2 hrs
'Nylgut red toubles' 2 hrs