Wildwood Dulcimer, Sheesham, F-hole
Wildwood Dulcimer, Sheesham, F-hole by Roosebeck at Getter Jaani. MPN: DMWFSRT. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Fun, lightweight and easy to play, our Wildwood Dulcimer has the rich sound of a mountain dulcimer with just a little bit of banjo twang. The body
Fun, lightweight and easy to play, our Wildwood Dulcimer has the rich sound of a mountain dulcimer with just a little bit of banjo twang. The body style of the Wildwood allows it to be played like a guitar instead of the traditional "flat in the lap" position of the mountain dulcimer. The teardrop spruce soundboard with two rosettes stands out in contrast to the long, thin sheesham finger board. Choose between a dark sheesham or a creamy lacewood back.
The overall Length is 34 1/2", Width 7 1/8" and Height 2 1/4". The Wildwood has four string courses which are loop end strings: a wound string at the top, an unwound center string, and two unwound strings tuned in unison, at the bottom. The carved scroll peg head features gold colored, geared 4:1 banjo style tuners. Many tunings will work, but we recommend the traditional DADD to make it easy to pick up and play. The frets are arranged in a diatonic scale, just like an Appalachian mountain dulcimer, but added is the infamous "6 1/2" fret just below the octave position allowing play in Ionian mode. The Bridge to nut is 24 1/2". The possibilities are many, playing the Wildwood Dulcimer can be as easy or as complicated as you care to make it. Explore!
Special Note: The strings put on the instruments in our workshops, while playable, are put through some rigorous testing. They should probably be replaced for improved playability, sound quality, and better tuning shortly after you receive the instrument.
Item Weight: 1.25 lbs
Ship Weight: 18 lbs
Features & Highlights
- Lightweight and easy to play
- Teardrop solid spruce soundboard
- Item Length: 33.5 Inches
- Item Height: 2.5 Inches
- Item Width: 7 Inches