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Playing Since: 1970
Experience Level: Purty Good

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Occupation: instrument repairer/maker

Gender: Male
Age: 72

My Instruments:
tenor british isles style ,5 string frailing , flat pick guitar ,mandolin , fiddle

Favorite Bands/Musicians:
the elkville stringband ,sam gleaves ,victor furtado, marc dalmassio ,tevor mckensie ,jim lloyd buck mountain band

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Created 5/30/2011
Last Visit 8/13/2021

been playing trad music since 1968 ,being cash strapped fixed my own instruments fiddle guitar banjo mandolin and started doin it full time in 1984 . made 4 violins 2 violas 2 mandolins a lyre and a hammered dulcimer but i was always too slow to make a living making so do mostly repairs now i also buy damaged instruments to repair and resell,mainly fiddles but at the moment i am doing more banjos with about 15 in stock . having a scientific background i have spent many hours trying to recreate old italian varnish ,with some sucess and hope to start marketing my varnish in a small way soon

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