How To Choose "Design Your Own" Options
These resources are designed to help you choose the features of your next custom-built mountain dulcimer. These articles have most of the answers, but if there's something you don't know (this isn't a problem - it's complicated!) we're glad to help.
|Series Choices||Which model to choose - FolkRoots D Series, FolkRoots H Series, Folkcraft FSH Series, or Folkcraft Custom Series|
|Wood Options||Domestic to exotic, what we recommend|
|Sound Hole Options||Contemporary to classic - 40+ options|
|Scale Length Options||Seven options from 23" VSL to 29" VSL|
|Fret Pattern Options||1.5 fret, or old-school 6.5 fret? Or...|
|Fret Wire Options||Standard size, or jumbo size? Nickel silver or...|
|Kentucky vs California||Traditional Kentucky design, or larger California design?|
Magnetic vs piezo? Fishman, Baggs, or Folkcraft NT-11?
|Standard vs Baritone vs Bass||
What's the difference between standard, baritone, or bass dulcimers?
|Left-Hand Setup Vs Right-Hand Setup||I'm left-handed. Should I have a special mountain dulcimer, or can I use a regular (right-hand) dulcimer?|