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Folkcraft® 27" VSL Black Walnut Mountain Dulcimer Fingerboard, Nut And Bridge Slots Cut, Frets Installed, 1 1/2" Wide

Item Number 2340102

Regular price $80.00

Our black walnut dulcimer fingerboard blank is made of carefully selected wood, with straight vertical grain for long-term stability. This blank is 1 1/2" wide, 3/4" high, and 32" long. In this dulcimer fretboard, we've cut slots for the nut and bridge (1/8" wide), and installed the frets.

We're happy to make a custom fretboard for your next dulcimer project, with your choice of fret patterns and your choice of scale lengths. Please click here for our custom dulcimer fretboard design/purchase tool.

Customer Reviews

Based on 58 reviews
Scott Conner
Western Red Cedar Dulcimer Tops

I asked Richard if he would laser cut his new "Live free or die" sound holes on some nice Western Red Cedar for me. I thought they would make a nice teardrop dulcimer. We call this "Albino" Western Red Cedar since it is a very light color to make the laser etchings stand out better. I like it and am half way thru the build already. Ready to pound in frets then glue up and sand the edges. A pic will be in my bio when Haley puts it up on the Folkcraft web page in a few days.

Folkcraft Music

Everything good. Thanks.

Doug Thomson
Finger boards

I have used your finger boards for many years making Dulcimers and my Banjo-Mers. The wood is always highest quality. The boards are kiln dried and cut and
sanded true. This makes for easy final set-up when finished! Doug Thomson

Charles Taylor
Triumphant tailblock

It worked great on a total rebuild for our beginners group. It wasn't a Folkcraft but it worked as if It was

Excellent quality Fingerboard

I bought this fingerboard along with a black walnut scroll headstock for a solid-body electric project. Quick shipping, and amazing customer service! Richard answered some technical questions for me, and months later I finally assembled the dulcimer. The fingerboard is perfectly manufactured and slotted for the Folkcraft Nuts and Bridge 'Nuts'.

I've been feeding the fingerboard with plenty of Lemon Oil, as the Walnut was very dry, but for an 'unfinished' fingerboard, you'll struggle to find anything with this kind of quality workmanship and integrity.

To build my electric solid-body, I cut a section out of the fingerboard where the carved strumming section would typically be - the fingerboard comes in one square section, with the Nut and Bridge slots cut for perfect intonation.