Custom Wormy Chestnut Mountain Dulcimer, 4-string Hour-glass, with case, and Optional Electric
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New, custom-made, reclaimed wormy Chestnut with Hourglass design to blend high and low sounds. Chestnut over 100 years old. Available with, or without, on-board electronics. Comes with Custom Padded Soft-case and Complete Accessory Kit.
Also available as a Baritone design for a deeper sound. Taller design with 2 1/2" sides rather than the standard 2" sides in order to provide a fuller, deeper sound desired in baritone models. Plays just like a standard dulcimer with identically designed fret-board. Comes with standard gauge strings and baritone gauge strings. Specify the gauge you wish to have installed, standard, or baritone. Beautiful hand-polished professional finish.
Optional Electric available with advanced on-board electronics designed to provide the cleanest sound with easy to manage controls. Piezo under-bridge pickup with Belcat 2-band preamp.
Standard 26 1/2" fret-board VSL with 6 1/2" half-fret. The 1 1/2" and/or 13 1/2" half-frets are available on request.
> Bookmatched wormy Chesnut soundboard, back, and sides
> Rich English Chestnut finish, or natural finish on request
> Accurately scaled chestnut fret-board, VSL=26.5", width 1 1/2"
> Top-quality TK O'Brien strings (.012, .012, .014, .022), or Baritone .016(2), .024, .036
> Overall length=33", width=7 1/4"
> Top quality tuning machines
> All solid wood, no veneer
> Professional finish
> Individually number and autographed
Comes with Accessory Kit valued at $45 containing Custom Padded Soft Case with handle and shoulder strap, Oak noter, pick, and users guide that contains instructions and easy to learn popular songs in tablature. Also comes with chrome strap buttons mounted at the head and foot, and 4.5 oz. bottle of Howard Beeswax-Orange Oil to protect your Dulcimer for years to come.
BONUS GIFT: SNARK Clip-on Tuner
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