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Folkcraft® Custom Series Dulcimer, Canarywood Body, Maple Top

Item Number 60606232

Regular price $1,805.00

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Woods used
Back, sides: canarywood
Fretboard, head, top: sugar maple
Fretboard veneer: padauk
More information about wood can be found here.

String setup
Three strings, .012, .015, .024RW
Standard, DAD tuning

Dimensions
VSL (scale length): 26"
Fretboard width: 1 3/8"
Side height: 2 1/4"
Body: 30" x 7 3/4" x 2 1/2"
Overall: 37 1/2" x 7 3/4" x 3 1/4"
This dulcimer has our California-style body.

Nut, bridge, frets
Diatonic, plus 1.5, 6.5, 8.5, and 13.5 frets (more information about frets)
Micarta nut and bridge material
Nickel silver fret wire, standard size
Mother of pearl position dots at frets 3, 7 (double), and 10, 14 (double), and 17

Features
Contemporary flat head
Enclosed gear tuners, chrome finish

Also included
Strap buttons
Padded case with shoulder strap

Luthier
Cheyenne Hale

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Customer Reviews

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Greg Gephart
new dulcimer

The new dulcimer was not only a beautiful work of art, it was a musical work of art as well.

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James

The dulcimer was packaged very well and arrived in perfect condition. My wife loves her custom series maple body and maple top dulcimer. She was shocked when I let her open it. She wanted a dulcimer in 2005 when visiting Gatlinburg Tn. I glad I was finally able to give her a top notch dulcimer. The craftsmanship really shines through on this dulcimer. It has high quality sound and materials. Customer service was second to none. Everything promised was done. I highly recommend Folkcraft dulcimers.
Thank you Folkcraft
James Poe

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Karen
Custom Dulcimer

This is an amazing instrument. Beautiful. Such a warm and rich sound. I couldn’t be more pleased. Amazing craftsmanship. The Folkcraft crew were amazing to work with. So patient. Made of East Indian rosewood, wr cedar, maple, gabon ebony veneer, Galax back, fishman problend pickup.

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Shirell Hix
Purple Heaven

My new Purpleheart mountain dulcimer is such a beautiful instrument with an amazingly rich tone. Even though I'm a beginner, my fingers glide over the strings effortlessly. I know I'll enjoy playing it for years to come.

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Susie C.
Fishman Pro Blend Pickup

I picked up my Folkcraft Custom dulcimer today, that Richard added a Fishman Pro Blend pickup to. I love it! It sounds great, is easy to use, and is just fun to have. I have 2 Roland amps that can use with my dulcimer. If you're contemplating a Fishman pickup, give it some serious thought.