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Design Your Own Folkcraft® Custom Series Double Neck Dulcimer

Item Number 9000035

Regular price $1,495.00 (Plus additional options, if added)
 
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The Folkcraft double neck dulcimer is built from the ground up with the performer in mind. The big addition over a standard instrument is the extra fretboard (of course), but with the extra body size, you'll notice an increase in volume, sustain, and tone quality. Your choice of body and tone woods, sound holes, fretboard overlays, scale lengths, fret patterns, and more, make this custom dulcimer truly "yours".

This is an amazing instrument for the live musician, and you'll love having this dulcimer on your lap at your next gig. Most people choose a standard setup for the near (player side) fretboard, and then choose something else for the far fretboard (another standard setup, for an alternate tuning, a baritone setup, a bass setup, or even a fully-chromatic setup). Customizing your own double neck dulcimer is entirely up to you!

Customer Reviews

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M.M.
Beautiful chromatic dulcimer

I had a custom chromatic dulcimer made for me with all koa wood and an ebony fret board. I chose the Victorian romance sound holes. Well, let me tell you, it is a piece of art work and if I never ever played it, just sitting and looking at it is worth the price! It is absolutely gorgeous and the wood grain, they couldn't have found a prettier piece to use. And it goes without saying, the sound she makes is beautiful. Now to learn how to play her as well as my others! Thank you!

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R.M.
Beautiful Appalachian dulcimer

I received my teardrop dulcimer about 3 weeks ago. It is absolutely beautiful. The front and bottom panels are perfectly matched. The overall finish is exquisite. Before playing it I always enjoy its looks and smoothness. Playing it is a joy - it frets easily and the sound sustain is long. Overall I’m glad that I bought it from folkcraft and I know that it will continue to be treasure.
A final point - the service from folkcraft was excellent..

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R.R.
Best Ever

About two weeks ago I received my seventh Folkcraft/Folkroots dulcimer and this last one is the best yet. I don't know how I could order a finer looking, better sounding instrument than my current one. Richard Ash was extremely helpful with his recommendations and he'll help you to if you so wish. He's just that way. Watching all the Folkcraft videos on YouTube was helpful too. I recommend that you give the custom shop a try.

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OVER THE TOP !!

As a 40 year player,l am amazed as to how much better I am playing with my new instrument. And as a ex builder,I am also amazed at the craftsmanship,fit, and finish. If you get a chance to play one do it,....if you can buy one,...DO IT,YOU WON’T WANT TO PUT IT DOWN.

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L.H.
Custom dulcimer build: Dulcimersaurus

I love my new dulcimer! The sound is excellent. I went with a shorter board, which helps a lot since I am short and have smaller hands. The whole instrument is lighter and easier to manage than what I had been playing. Also, Folkcraft has so many choices for resonance designs to personalize your instrument, and I love the brontosaurus engraved on mine. Have been playing it most every day for a few weeks now and am very happy with how it came out.