Custom Cherry over Walnut 4-string Hour-glass Mountain Dulcimer. Optional Fret-board, Electric, and sound-hole choices. Item# CW008

Custom Cherry over Walnut 4-string Hour-glass Mountain Dulcimer. Optional Fret-board, Electric, and sound-hole choices. Item# CW008


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New, custom-made, 4-string Mountain Dulcimer loaded with features. Measures 33" overall. Light-weight. easy to carry, easy to fret with 26.5" VSL (bridge to nut). Width 7". Hand-carved holes sound-hole patterns. Ask about other sound-holes designs available. Note: Soundhole designs may vary slightly.

Black Walnut fret-board with 6 1/2 and 13 1/2 half-frets. 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.

Available options:
- Purple-heart fretboard
- On-board Belcat Electric (2-band)


- Beautifully figured Black Cherry book-matched soundboard with Walnut book-matched back and sides.
- Fret-board has VSL=26.5", width 1 3/8", or 1 1/2", height 3/4"
- Strung with top-quality dulcimer strings (.012, .012, .014, .024)
- Sta-Tite black closed-faced tuning machines.
- Nut and bridge cut to accommodate standard, or equidistant string spacing
- Black 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:
- Custom padded Soft Case with handle, shoulder strap, and zippered pocket
- 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.


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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 really like it. I would but the sustain on this dulcimer up against any I have played. Thank you Jack.

Perfectly happy with it: feels good, looks good, has a perfect, warm and rich sound, absolutely on par with way more expensive products on the european market. Would definitely recommend appalachianflutes anytime.

Le dulcimer est en parfait état et d'une présentation soignée ainsi que d'une qualité irréprochable. Les délais de livraison, un peu longs, ne sont pas imputables au fabricant qui fait preuve d'une scrupuleuse conscience professionelle et que je remercie pour sa gentillesse et son savoir faire!

My new dulcimer arrived today and it is BEAUTIFUL - but best of all, it sounds as lovely as it looks! I love, love, love the hummingbird sound-holes and the purpleheart fret-board. If you are thinking of acquiring a new dulcimer, Jack Ferguson is your guy - you will be thrilled! 😀😀😀

It was definitely a pleasure working with Jack Ferguson of Appalachian Flutes and Dulcimers. From the first time I placed my order, Jack contacted me to confirm my order and any options I might want. I was given a date my dulcimer would be shipped and actually received it a few days earlier. The craftsmanship is superb and it is truly a handcrafted work of art. It sounds sweet and mellow exactly as I hoped it would. It was packaged well when it arrived and came encased in a soft case along with a noter, picks, songbook and beeswax cream to keep it looking good. I communicated with Jack several times throughout the process and he always responded back immediately. It was a pleasure dealing with him and I would highly recommend this true craftsman and his beautiful Dulcimers.