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FolkRoots® Custom Series Dulcimer, Sugar Maple Body, Sugar Maple Top, Serial Number 8111861

Item number 8111861, Regular price $1,395.00

 

Instrument specifications

Woods used
     Back, sides, head, fretboard: sugar maple
     Top: sugar maple
     Fretboard veneer: purpleheart

String setup
     Three strings, .012, .015, .024RW
     Standard, DAD tuning

Dimensions
     Overall length: 36"
     Side height: 2"
     Body height (sides plus top and back): 2 1/4"
     VSL (scale length): 28"

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, and 10

Options
     Scroll head
     Open gear tuners, chrome finish

Also included
     Strap buttons
     Rigid case with shoulder straps

Luthier
     Jim Ash

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Customer Reviews

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S.H.
Collection

I now have a FolkRoots dulcimer from all three builders. Howard Rugg, David Marks, and now Richard Ash. Two standards, and a baritone. Saving up for number four, now. Need a bass!

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J.L.
FolkRoots rocks

I love my FolkRoots dulcimers. I have an old one made in California by Howard Right, and a new one made in Indiana by Jim Ash. Huge sound on both of them!