McSpadden Dulcimers

instrument stands

We are an authorized dealer for McSpadden Dulcimers, and have a variety in stock and encourage you to play your dulcimer of choice before you buy, because the choice of wood type determines the type of sound. This characteristic is what makes dulcimers so great in group performances – all the different sound characteristics blend to make a warm ensemble.
 
McSpadden’s specialty is the mountain dulcimer; their five full-time craftsmen have 142 years of experience among them. The experience they have gained gives us the confidence to offer you a high-quality dulcimer at an affordable price, covered by a guarantee you can count on. Hand crafted at The Dulcimer Shoppe, in Mountain View, Arkansas.
 
The McSpadden standard dulcimers have a 28 1/2" vibrating string length and are usually tuned in the Key of D with 6 1/2 and 13 1/2 frets included. The basic setup is D-A-AA. From that setup you can use any of the common tunings. Standard case, pick, noter, instruction book and warranty included.
 
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TK O'Brien Dulcimers

dulcimer stand

We are an authorized dealer for TK O'Brien Dulcimers, and have a variety in stock and encourage you to play your dulcimer of choice before you buy, because the choice of wood type determines the type of sound. This characteristic is what makes dulcimers so great in group performances – all the different sound characteristics blend to make a warm ensemble.
 
TK O'Brien Inc. is a provider of U.S. made handcrafted folk instruments and a variety of accompanying accessories.
 
Hourglass shape 34 1/2" long, 7 1/2" wide. 2" soundbox. Soundholes have leaf cutouts and burnt in vine along with the basic design of hummingbird, bluebird, deer, dove, cross and heart.
 
Solid Walnut scroll head and fretboard, sides and back. Solid wood top varies. Walnut, cherry, cedar, and redgum are most often available. 6 1/2 and 12 1/2 fret included. 27 1/2" fret scale length. 4 string with double melody and equidistant spacing option.
 
Available as instrument only or as a package that includes noter, pick, TK O'Brien's Guide to Playing the Mountain Dulcimer, padded heavy duty nylon carrying case. 3 year warranty. Contact us now