Custom Wormy Chestnut Mountain Dulcimer, 4-string Hour-glass, with padded case, and Optional Electric

Custom Wormy Chestnut Mountain Dulcimer, 4-string Hour-glass, with padded 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 with double-back for better sound production. Plays just like a standard dulcimer with identically designed fret-board.

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)
> 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.



My Payment Policies are maintained through my PayPal account to insure ease of use and the highest level of security available. I am also an ETSY Direct Checkout Seller for buyers wishing to use their credit card accounts managed by ETSY.

Custom Orders: A minumum, non-refundable, down payment of 50% is required to initiate a Custom Order. Since most Custom Orders are based on the buyer's specifications, and usually not resellable, this payment covers the seller's time and materials. The remaining 50% is due when the Custom Order in ready for shipment, not more than 30 days from order date.

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.