Walnut dulcimer capo book

Dulcimer accessoriess ron gibson mountain dulcimers. I dont know how to use one yet, but have one just in case. Mountain dulcimer capo for sale folkcraft instruments. Bob gerard dulcimers heirloom quality mountain dulcimers. Walnut and lacewood capo for mountain dulcimer that is placed on the neck of instrument and used to shorten the playable length of the strings in order to raise the pitch. Dmhcw walnut and lacewood capo for mountain dulcimer that is placed on the neck of instrument and used to shorten. It allows me to play in all of the modes using a capo and it gives me a full octave across the strings for crosspicking or fingerpicking. Maple appalachian mountain dulcimer capo walnut stripe u. I present here a little tune called the hungry child using the nut capo. Quality of construction is another factor that you have to keep in mind while purchasing the instrument. One is a standard dulcimer and the other is a baritone. Wooden finely crafted mountain dulcimer capo walnut use the capo to change keys. Please add a note with the width of your fretboard if it is not one of the standard sizes to ensure i ship you the correct size modification at no cost. Ranging from simple to the more elegant, each instrument is created with careful attention to detail and quality.

Soundholes have leaf cutouts and burnt in vine along with the basic design of hummingbird, bluebird, deer. Capos allow a mountain dulcimer to change keys or modes by clamping the strings at a particular fret and thereby raising the pitch of the dulcimer without retuning the strings. Du46 walnut creek mountain dulcimer hourglass shape 34 12 long, 7 12 wide. The dulcimer is of black walnut and northern cherry. The top is bookmatched curly maple and the back and sides are bookmatched walnut. It fits down on the strings and clamps to your fret board. Size adjusts to fit fretboards from just under 1 18 wide to just over 1 58 wide.

The online dulcimer shop 401 lotis way louisville, ky, 40207 usa. Folkroots h series dulcimer, walnut body, engelmann spruce. Sep 8, 2019 hewn from the mountain dulcimer capos are made from select, indigenous maple with walnut, and fitted with brass knobs. They have a maple body with a walnut or cherry overlay for extra strength, hard rubber padding and clamp block, and a decorative brass dot and thumbscrew. It makes attaching a capo to a scroll peghead a snap. The soundboard is spruce and has a charming walnut skirt design on both ends, as well as 4 of the. Handmade in the folkcraft instruments shop in woodburn, indiana, this dulcimer will make you smile. Hewn from the mountain dulcimer capos are made from select.

This is a precut, ready to assemble kit version of the mcspadden dulcimer. All components are of walnut and this dulcimer is set up and ready to play. The experience gained in building over 62,000 dulcimers gives us the confidence to offer you a highquality instrument at an affordable price, covered by a guarantee you can count on at the dulcimer shoppe in mountain view, ar. All you have to provide is glue, sandpaper, finish, a few simple tools, and 1520 hours of loving labor. Walworth mountain dulcimer capo tk obrien mountain dulcimer capo walnut mccafferty standard dulcimer capo tk obrien mountain dulcimer capo. These two walnut dulcimers are made from the same wood at the same time. The same shape and stereo sound of cedar creek but made of all solid, book matched hardwoods which give the walnut classic not only a richer look but also a richer, smoother sound. Appalachian mountain dulcimer capo black walnut and maple.

Some other woods used in the manufacturing of dulcimer are walnut, cherry and cedar and you can research what is best for your use. Here is a little demo of the new false nutreverse capo i started making. It is made from a very highquality walnut veneer and has a beautiful sound. Folkcraft builds handmade mountain dulcimers and ukuleles, and carries dulcimer kits, building supplies, music books, and strings.

New listingcapo for the mountain dulcimer black walnut with a maple stripe. Put them in place on your fretboard, tighten the wingnut and play. Theres something about wood that makes a dulcimer capo more satisfying. A capo changes the pitch without requiring that you retune your dulcimer. Solid maple with walnut cap, brass tightening screw. Mikes are good quality and they seem to fit about any width fretboard. Music nerds, please help me figure out chords on the.

Handmade in our woodburn, indiana wood shop weve been making heirloomquality mountain dulcimers since 1968. This walnut dulcimer has a nicely colored top and traditional sound. I would buy a clemmer capo as soon as i buy my dulcimer. Neal provides music standard notation and dulcimer tabs, lyrics, and backs it up with his recordings of all 34 of the songs. The entire instrument is constructed of solid, black walnut with your choice of solid wood for the soundboard. Known for their beautiful sounds and unique designs, harps and dulcimers make great instruments for the aspiring musician. Celtic songs and slow airs for mountain dulcimer book cd.

Shop dulcimers products online dulcimer books for sale. These capos are very sturdy and padded in just the right places, they hold tight. Likewise, lee rowe says, i use dad most of the time. Capo stripe appalachian dulcimer seagull godin merlin natural spruce sg dulcimer wcase and music book seagull godin merlin. When i find a good board of walnut, ill make a few walnut instruments, et cetera. They are made by hand right here in my shop in crestwood, kentucky, usa. Roosebeck capo for mountain dulcimer walnut lark in the. Carrot creek dulcimers stephen miklos, luthier each of my solidwood dulcimers is unique. A dulcimer capo is a mechanical device that is used to hold all the strings down at the fret with simultaneous and equal pressure. This dulcimer has a nice clean sound and with a great look and feel. To return to the original key, simply remove the capo. Roosebeck capo for mountain dulcimer walnut lark in.

The correct way to install a dulcimer capo is to first, have the sides slightly wider than the neck. All clemmer dulcimers feature walnut backs and sides. Has a brass tightening screw and adjusts to fit fret boards from 1 18. Soundholes have leaf cutouts and burnt in vine along with the basic design of hummingbird, bluebird, deer, dove, cross and heart. Appalachian mountain dulcimer capo walnut maple maple stripe u. Last years new capo has been very popular and this takes it one step farther by integrating a small tuner onto the same platform. Maple appalachian mountain dulcimer capo walnut stripe. Its a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at. Mountain dulcimer teardrop walnut spruce leaves and. A completely illustrated book of assembly instructions is included to guide you in your venture. Purchase dulcimers, books, cds, accessories lee cagle. The story of two walnut dulcimers dulcimer jambalaya. Roosebeck grace mountain dulcimer, walnut, 4 string, knotwork this roosebeck grace mountain dulcimer, knotwork model crafted from walnut has many great features at a good value. Blue smoke dulcimer shop has books, cds, noters, capos, strings, picks, and tablature for.

Our dulcimer capo is made to fit any dulcimer with a fingerboard measuring 1 38 or 1 12. Folkcraft is definitely the goto place for everything dulcimer. Dulcimers online shopping ar online store dulcimer ar. Here is a short video of one of my three string mountain dulcimers, played by a wonderful friend. The dulcimers were built by jim woods luthiers of mcspadden dulcimers from a walnut plank that i supplied them. Its vaulted fret board makes it lighter and as a result there is more soundboard vibration and excellent sound quality. Book depository books with free delivery worldwide. Displayed here are examples of mountain dulcimers also known as appalachian dulcimers that i create. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Ewing adjustable dulcimer capo, walnut elderly instruments. The mountain dulcimer is a beautiful, sweetsounding stringed instrument that developed in the appalachian mountains in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Fits fretboards from 1 14 up to 1 58 wide in walnut or cherry. A standard capo s adjustable range is 1 14 to 1 58, with custom versions also available for. Appalachian mountain dulcimer curly walnut and zircote made by doug berch dulcimer maker. Cherry and maple appalachian mountain dulcimer capo hand crafted. It is highly recommended to use the cognitive approach and watch the entire video before. This mountain music instrument was manufactured during august of 1995, as can be seen on the label within the interior of the instrument. Music nerds, please help me figure out chords on the mountain dulcimer june 28, 2014 2. A little technique can go a long way towards grasping these musical instruments tones, and you neednt be a master to get started. Looks like walnut and a light colored wood, like maple. Walnut and lacewood capo for mountain dulcimer that is placed on the neck of instrument and used to shorten the playable length of the strings in order to raise. The mountain dulcimer remains a popular instrument in folk and dance music of the mountains. Works great, but had to add a small, 18 inch wood block between the screw and the sliding clamp to. We use all solid woods walnut, cherry, mahogany, and more. Made specifically for a dulcimer, our capo wont hurt your dulcimer s finish.

I am happy to introduce the newest models of our capo. Mountain dulcimer accessories craggy mountain music. Therefore, i dont have a standard walnut model for a fixed price. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Cherry or walnut block, 30 inches by 3 inches by 3 inches. It is easy to use, sounds great, and is highly recommended for all players, beginning through advanced. Solid walnut, muleear tuners, north carolina made, signed this teardrop shaped mountain dulcimer is hand made of solid black walnut with book matched top and bottom. This way the instrumentalist doesnt have to keep holding all the other strings down with his or her fingers while in the middle of playing. All you have to supply is carpenters glue, sand paper, finish, basic tools and 15 to 20 hours of loving labor. Powered by up for sale today we have a mcspadden model m12w handcrafted walnut dulcimer with case. A capo is a useful addition for players who need to change tuning quickly to other keys such as g or a when playing with other musicians.

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