Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Nathaniel, my 12-year-old brother, who plays the mountain dulcimer, was in need of a Christmas ornament for his dulcimer group's gift exchange. So I made him this one. The doll is just one of those normal ones that I make dozens of. The dulcimer is brown mat board colored with a marker and hot glued together. The fret board is cardboard with pen marks for the frets. The strings are made from sewing thread with wire tuning pegs. It really doesn't take long to give something an extra touch.