RED CEDAR is the choice for the soundboard of this dulcimer. It has f hole sound holes. The rest of the instrument is black walnut. (Price: $495)
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Hourglass Mountain Dulcimers
The soundboard of this mountain dulcimer is very straight grained medium brown WESTERN RED CEDAR with vine patterned sound holes. (Price: $495)
This dulcimer is constructed from several exotic and native woods. The soundboard is WESTERN RED CEDAR from the northwest. The fretboard is american maple from this region and has a very interesting grain and blends in well with the soundboard. The sides are light red mahogany and the back is an unknown wood though both come from Indonesia. The end blocks are padauk which comes from Africa. (Price: $495)
The soundboard of this unique dulcimer is historic YELLOW POPLAR with vine motif soundholes rescued from Rocky Mount, TN the first capitol of the SW Territories, circa late 1800’s. The rest of the instrument is constructed from black walnut. The sound is very pleasant, balanced and melodic. (Price: $495)
The soundboard and sides of this mountain dulcimer are chestnut. The back is a catching oak. The soundholes are a vine motif.
The sound is moderately loud, clear, and full. It resonates really well with some sustain. (Price: $495)
This entire hourglass mountain dulcimer is constructed of BUTTERNUT (white walnut). It has f-hole sound holes. Worm holes dot the lower end of the soundboard, much like wormy chestnut. These non-problem tiny holes add character to this instrument. The sound is responsive, even from top to bottom and a joy to play. (Price: $495)
This entire hour glass mountain dulcimer is constructed of BUTTERNUT (white walnut) It has moon and stars sound holes. The voice is full, resonant and very responsive. This is a very good sounding instrument. (Price: $495)