Custom Red Cedar over Walnut 4-string Hour-glass Mountain Dulcimer. Optional: Fret-board, Electric, and Double-back. With Case. Item# RCW004

Custom Red Cedar over Walnut 4-string Hour-glass Mountain Dulcimer. Optional: Fret-board, Electric, and Double-back. With Case. Item# RCW004


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New, custom-made, 4-string Mountain Dulcimer measures 33" overall. Light-weight. easy to carry, easy to fret with 26.5" VSL (bridge to nut). Width 7". Hand-carved, and wood-burned Dogwood Blossom soundholes are one of the available sound-hole patterns. Note: Soundhole designs may vary slightly.

Specify desired sound-hole choice in comments field when placing your order.

It is strung with standard gauge strings, .012 (2), .014, and .024 allowing it to be tuned to the popular tuning modes, DAD, DAA, and DAC.

Includes Custom padded soft case, with handle and shoulder straps.

- Fretboards - walnut or purpleheart
- 2-band Electric
- Double-back
- Tuners (Black or White)

- Beautiful Eastern Red Cedar soundboard with Walnut book-matched back and sides.
- Silk smooth fret-board, VSL=26.5", width 1 3/8" or 1 1/2", height 3/4", 6 1/2 and 13 1/2 included
- Strung with top-quality Dulcimer strings (.012, .012, .014, .024)
- Accurate chrome/brass open-gear tuning machines with chrome strap buttons head and foot.
- Beautifully made with professional finish.
- Rich sound. All solid wood, no veneer.
- Individually numbered and autographed

Includes a complete Accessory Kit containing:
- 4.5oz. Bottle of Howard Beeswax-Orange Oil
- Oak Noter and monogrammed picks
- Users Guide with playing instructions and a number of easy to learn tab songs.


NOTE: Red Cedar Top color pattern will differ slightly from the model shown in the photo


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Shipping from United States

I use the United States Postal Service (USPS) for convenience, reliability, and cost. I include tracking on all shipments and insurance for items over $50. Insurance costs will be included in the shipping calculations.

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 21 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Returns and exchange details

My refund policy is designed to protect both the buyer and seller. I guarantee my products will match the listing description, and be free of defects in workmanship, or I will provide full refund. Please note, refunds must be requested within one week of the delivery date, the buyer is responsible for any return shipping costs, and the item must be returned in the same condition as it was shipped.


I take pride in everything I make and get satisfaction in providing something of value to all my customers.

I'm a classical guitarist who just recently started branching out into other chordophones; I found Jack on Etsy and decided to order one of his dulcimers. Upon removing it from the box, I was stunned by the instrument's looks (my picture doesn't do justice to it). I own several custom-built guitars and know good workmanship when I see it; Jack's is in the top league. The fit and finish on my dulcimer are absolutely perfect. I gave the instrument a few hours to acclimate before a tuned it up. The acoustic sound is very sweet; it's almost impossible to play a bad note. I ordered my dulcimer with the optional pickup; plugged in, the instrument still sounds very sweet and natural, only louder. Jack tells me that it was actually his son Dave who built my dulcimer; beautiful job, Dave!

It took a little longer than expected but once I received it it didn’t matter because the quality is so amazing. I am so excited to start playing this gorgeous instrument! A+ review all the way!! Love!

Arrived just as ordered with no issues. Looks even better in person than I thought and sounds great! Really love all the extras included. The booklet has really good beginner songs in it that are easy to read, but also in multiple formats so you get practice reading them all.

I just wanted you to know how excited I was when I came home and saw the package on my porch. The dulcimer was beautiful and the tone was wonderful. I have waited my lifetime to find an instrument that I could play and at 60+ years, I am enjoying it so much. The wood is absolutely beautiful--thankyou!

My dulcimer is absolutely beautiful. In addition to a quality instrument it is a work of art. The sound is fantastic, but the true value of Jack’s dulcimers is the fret board. The strings are sitting perfectly so playing is very easy. The acoustic sound is fabulous, but I am having so much fun with plugging it into an amp with some fun settings. You can spend a lot more money, but you will not be able to buy a better instrument.