Catalpa Virginia Teardrop - custom 4-string Mountain Dulcimer - optional Electric. Item# CT001
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New Professional quality Tear-drop style Mountain Dulcimer with custom Soft-case and optional on-board Electric. Beautiful rare domestic Catalpa body with curly maple and Madagascar Rosewood fretboard. American Chestnut foot and Sasafrass head.
This dulcimer is amazingly light-weight with excellent tone and volume. Example has hummingbird soundholes. Choice of sound-holes available. Note: Soundhole designs may vary slightly.
My fret-boards, a trademark of all my dulcimers, are silk smooth, accurately tuned, and a joy to play. The Madagascar Rosewood is unmatched for smoothness and looks.
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.
> Strung with top-quality D'Addario strings (.012, .012, .014, .022)
> All solid wood, no veneer.
> Overall length=33", width=7 1/4", height =3 1/2"
> Quality chrome/black open-gear tuning machines
> Fret-board VSL=26.5", width 1 3/8", 17 frets, incl, 0, 6.5, and 13.5, & mother-of-pearl position markers
> Professional Finish
> Individually numbered and autographed
Comes with Accessory Kit and 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 ends.
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Custom Orders: A minimum down payment of 50% is required to initiate a custom order. The remaining 50% is due when the Custom Order is 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.
Feb 4, 2021
I received my Dulcimer that Jack made and was delivered to the Uk, this is beautifully made and you can not only tell from the way jack made it but it sounds wonderfully. I would highly recommend Jacks work and he is a true artisan and it really shows in his instruments. I will defiantly buy again