Back, sides, fretboard veneer: purpleheart
Fretboard, head: sugar maple
Top: Sitka spruce
Three strings: .024RW, .032RW, .054RW
Bass mountain dulcimer, DAD tuning
Overall: 37" x 8" x 3"
Body: 31" x 8" x 2"
VSL (scale length): 25"
Fretboard width: 1 3/8"
Nut, bridge, frets
1.5, 6.5, 8.5, and 13.5 frets included
Micarta nut and bridge material
Nickel-silver fret wire, standard size
Mother of pearl position dots at frets 3, 7 (double), 10, 14 (double), and 17
Contemporary flat head
Enclosed gear tuners, chrome finish
Deluxe rigid case with shoulder straps
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I came home with a lovely new instrument to learn. Richard took the time to lead me through comparisons between a dozen dulcimers. My beautiful new dulcimer not only sounds lovely but is also beautiful to look at too. The Folkcraft staff really know what they are doing from making these handcrafted instruments to the protective custom cases. Richard also assisted me in selecting a tuner, extra strings to have on hand, and a couple of the best books to start my learning journey. 5 stars isn’t enough, I highly recommend Folkcraft Instuments.
This dulcimer has a clear, bright sound. It is easy to play and blends well with other instruments in a group. The melody, middle, and bass strings are well balanced making it a fun instrument to play.
With the cedar top and mahogany sides and back, this dulcimer has a deep rich tone and long sustain. What a joy to play!
Great customer service. Asked to use Paypal and was given that option with no questions asked. Easy ordering from the website. Thank you Folkcraft, I would buy from them again when I can afford another Dulcimer. Have already given your name to another prospective customer. Merry Christmas!!
To complement my Standard Folkcraft Custom Mountain Dulcimer, I ordered and received a Baritone Folkcraft Custom Mountain Dulcimer. After talking with Richard, I decided on cherry wood with rosewood accents. It is beautiful. Richard, Aaron, and Jim picked out some amazing wood sets for it. It sounds great too. The cherry adds a bit more sparkle and volume to the overall lower tones. The craftmanship, again, is top notch. The custom case is beautiful too, thanks to Pam's talent.