Western Woods Dulcimer

The Western Woods model (DWW-1) was designed to express the notion of the Mountain Dulcimer in woods native to the particular area of the Left Coast where my shop operates, so cedar and redwood predominate. US$210, US$235 with a pair of rosettes.  All the other options (MOP dots, carving, bone bridges, fancy tuners, etc.) are available at the usual extra charges–just ask....
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Rosewood and Spruce Baritone Dulcimer

  Above, a special order 6-string baritone with Spruce top, Rosewood everything else and a custom hand-made shellac finish.  Apologies for the quality of the photo. US$375  
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Mssr Patrick Caudal’s Custom Dulcimer

  Mr. Mayo holding the custom dulcimer we made for Patrick Caudal.  US$245  
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Our First Historical Hummle

This model is a playable historical replica with a carved top and back, rosewood tuner knobs and a wide, white back-stripe.  It is strung like a 6-string dulcimer over the fingerboard with 7 additional strings flying unstopped over the outboard side of the body in a do-re-mi scale. US$600. It is my intention to make a simplified flat-backed model using modern dulcimer construction methods and...
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Our First Eppinette

An Epinette de Voge, our first and only such model.  It is the closest French ancestor to the American Mountain Dulcimer and truly demonstrates what is meant by “fretted zither” the family of instruments to which all dulcimers and their ancestors belong.  US$175
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Wildwood Flower Hourglass Dulcimer

We do not build many hourglass-shaped model (even though that is the most traditional shape) because they simply don’t sound as good as the teardrop shape, unless the relative sizes of the lower and upper bouts are kept in the sort of relationship seen on this instrument. I believe this model had a mahogany back, sides and stock, a sitka spruce top and a white oak fingerboard.  The edges...
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