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Thread #38434   Message #540380
Posted By: Bill D
02-Sep-01 - 04:31 PM
Thread Name: Help: changing dulcimer wood pegs
Subject: RE: Help: changing dulcimer wood pegs
The secret to making wooden dulcimer pegs work, I am told by maker Keith Young, is plain blackboard chalk. Rubbed on the peg, it prevents both sticking & slipping. I have played a Keith Young dulcimer(Walnut & wormy Chestnut...with walnut pegs) for many years, and that seems to work for me...