The Dusty Blog

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Posted by Dusty - May 16, 2019, 3:27 PM
40 years in business means a lot of music, a lot of friendships, and a lot of memories, and we're excited to share some stories from the people who have made Dusty Strings what it is today.
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Posted by Dusty - Feb 2, 2015, 4:45 PM
We'd like to thank the Harp Column for featuring Dusty Strings in the most recent issue of their magazine. Ray and Sue (Dusty owners and founders) were honored to be asked for an interview and to be pictured on the front cover of such an illustrious publication!
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Posted by Dusty - Oct 8, 2014, 4:06 PM
We've told you the story of how Dusty Strings came to be, and now we're sharing a snapshot (well, a few snapshots) of the first few years and the particular place where it all began.
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Posted by Dusty - Aug 5, 2014, 6:34 AM
We've been sorting through some of our old photos and documents recently, and we thought it would be fun to share a few "time capsule" moments from Dusty Strings history. To start off with, here is an authentic historical document from 1980 - a Seattle Times profile of the fledgling Dusty Strings Dulcimer Company.
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Posted by Dusty - Apr 15, 2014, 10:47 AM
Dusty Strings is celebrating its official 35th birthday this year. In honor of this milestone, here is a story about the true beginnings of the company and the building of hammered dulcimer #1.