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All Forum Posts by Pete Staehling

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I have been pretty busy building travel instruments for folks less concerned about weight than some folks here are, so I have been working more with heavier woods like walnut, black locust, and che...

In Make Your Own Gear » Musical instruments for backpacking
October 05, 5:25am

Re: Re: Latest Backpacking Dulcimer
YouTube videos would be nice and I wish I had a good one to share. I will try to put something together, but there are some problems. I don't actually have all the variations of the instrum...

In Make Your Own Gear » Musical instruments for backpacking
September 04, 4:21am

Latest Backpacking Dulcimer
This latest one is finished and getting mailed off to Japan today. I used some different wood that the previous ones, English walnut, black walnut, and Spanish cedar.

In Make Your Own Gear » Musical instruments for backpacking
September 02, 6:31am

Latest Backpacking Dulcimer
The latest one completed is another tiny dulcimer, the model I call the Wren. This one has a new sound hole design that I think has worked out well. I think it looks and sounds great. The next p...

In Make Your Own Gear » Musical instruments for backpacking
August 23, 4:09pm

New Chromatic Stick
A BPL member requested this chromatic version of my Bluebird stick dulcimer. He wanted it tuned open G rather than like a "normal" dulcimer so that is what I did. I think it came out gr...

In Make Your Own Gear » Musical instruments for backpacking
August 14, 12:22pm

Guitar Stick
I liked the guitar stick (Magpie) that I built for another BPL member that I built myself one too.

In Make Your Own Gear » Musical instruments for backpacking
August 08, 7:44am

Guitar Stick
Here is a picture of my latest project, a 4 string guitar stick tuned open D (D,F#,A,D). It is a bigger and therefore heavier instrument than the little sticks and dulcimers. It came in at about ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Musical instruments for backpacking
August 02, 5:51am

Another Instrument
I am working on a 4 string guitar stick that I was commissioned to build for another BPL member. Here is a picture of how it is coming along so far.

In Make Your Own Gear » Musical instruments for backpacking
July 30, 5:21pm

My latest two dulcimers
Sparrow: Bluebird:

In Make Your Own Gear » Musical instruments for backpacking
July 19, 12:47pm

Musical instruments for backpacking
I think the lap models are better unless you want hold and play it like a guitar. Folks who prefer the sticks usually like them because they prefer holding it like a guitar rather than in the lap ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Musical instruments for backpacking
July 15, 1:41pm

All Reader Reviews by Pete Staehling

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Thermarest Neo-Air
I love my NeoAir (size regular). It is light, comfy, and packs small. I agree that for the price a patch kit should be included, but I don't miss the stuff sack. I have been using a ziploc ba...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 23, 12:04pm