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Style II Dulcimers
Walnut, Cherry, Maple or Rosewood

Walnut

IIW Walnut

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Maple

IIM Maple with Flat Peghead

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Rosewood

IIR Rosewood with ƒ-heart soundholes

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IIR Teardrop Rosewood


The Style II dulcimer was designed to satisfy the most demanding players and is our most popular model. It is preferred by professional musicians for its excellent tone, sustain and balance throughout the entire range of the instrument. We use the most select woods for every part of the instrument and combine them to produce an elegant dulcimer unequaled in tone, performance and appearance.

The different wood options have a slight effect on the overall tone of the instrument. Click here to go to our FAQ page for more information.

We enjoy personalizing an instrument to order, and are always happy to discuss individual options and designs with you. Over the years we have created many unique instruments, most based on the Style II shape, and variations in woods, features and fret patterns are easily accommodated.

The Style II's are available with numerous custom options as listed below.

Prices

IIW Walnut (flat or scroll peghead)— $695.00

IIC Figured Cherry (flat or scroll peghead)— $795.00

IIM Maple, flat peghead— $780.00

IIM Maple, scroll peghead — $830.00

IIR Rosewood, flat peghead — $1055.00

IIR Rosewood, scroll peghead — $1075.00


Available Options for Style II Dulcimers

  • Soundholes
    • Standard (as shown on IIW and IIM): no charge
    • Hearts: $40.00
    • ƒ-hearts; ƒ-heart soundhole on lower bout, hearts on upper - $125.00
    • ƒ-Heart soundholes on teardrop shape: $90.00
    • custom designs
  • Bookmatched wood binding & purfling
    • $200.00 for IIR
    • $250.00 for walnut, cherry, maple, or other custom wood body
  • High gloss lacquer finish, hand rubbed - $400.00
  • Gold tuning machines
    • Four string (scroll peghead) - $75.00
    • Four string (flat peghead) - $45.00
  • Peghead roses (rosewood models only) - $40.00 each
  • Spruce soundboard - $50.00
  • Ebony fretboard - $150.00
  • Ebony peghead overlay for flat peghead - $75.00
  • Teardrop shape base price same as Style II hourglass
    • Heart soundholes: $30.00
    • ƒ-Heart soundholes: $105.00
  • Special woods (prices and availability vary)
  • Custom inlay (price dependent on design)
    • Mother of pearl position markers in 3, 7, 10 and 14 instead of rose: no charge
    • No inlay
(see more details on the Options page)

 

Dimensions for Style II

  • Scale length: 26 1/4"
  • Overall length: 37"
  • Overall height: 3"
  • Width at lower bout: 7 1/4"
  • Depth of body: 2 1/4"
  • Width of fingerboard: 1 1/2"
Specifications for Style II
  • Solid walnut, cherry, maple or East Indian rosewood back and sides
  • Bookmatched back, sides, top and peghead
  • Satin lacquer finish
  • Honduras mahogany fingerboard with rosewood overlay
  • Rose inlay in mother of pearl, abalone and brass
  • Ebony nut and saddle
  • Planetary tuners
  • Inlaid wood marquetry backstrip on rosewood models