We recommend hammered dulcimers made by
David Lindsey of Bennington, Oklahoma. The instruments below
are a sample of what David offers, so please
contact him directly for information and current prices.
Made by David Lindsey, The Spinet is
a full size 16/15 hammered dulcimer. It features a lightweight
design with 16 treble and 15 bass courses. It has a 3 octave range,
with D below middle C being the lowest note. Dimensions are 41” by
22” by 3” and weighs only 15 pounds. The wood choice
in a Spinet includes maple, walnut and cherry.
The Spinet is sold as a complete package, which includes a soft case, a tuning
wrench, a tuning chart, double sided hammers. I/LINDSEY SPINET
Birch top: $600.00 Mahogany
Shipping via UPS: $40.00
“Bill Spence” Edition Dulcimer
"Finally! A lightweight instrument with the same character
of the big one I've been toting around for 30 years." – Bill
- Range: 3 octaves, from D below middle C to
g'. A fully chromatic model is also available
- Lightweight: under 20 pounds!
- 16 treble and 15 bass courses, with 3 strings
per treble course and 2 strings per bass.
- Materials: Pin blocks are made of laminated
hard maple piano pin blocks
End rails and sides are of walnut or cherry. Please specify
walnut or cherry.
Soundboard is made of western red cedar.
- David's Dulcimers specially-designed rosettes
and inlaid bridge course markers are standard equipment.
- Price: $1250.00, which includes hammers and
tuning wrench and a custom padded Cordura case.
This newly designed model is a full-size instrument
of the type made only by David Lindsey, with the professional-quality
tone and dynamic range that David builds into all his dulcimers.
The Bill Spence Model has a true “Grand Style” floating
soundboard, supported at its side edges only, to eliminate vibration-damping
center supports and to permit it to vibrate more freely than
a soundboard whose top and bottom edges are glued in place. It
now offers 3 strings per course on the treble to enhance its
Shipping via UPS: $80.00
Range: 3 octaves,
from D below middle C to D''.
Low A on the first note on the bass bridge gives it extra
for the key of A. Dimensions: 52" by
22" by 4". Weight: Approx
40 pounds. (45 pounds with lid). 15 treble and 15 bass courses,
with 3 strings per course. Materials: Pin blocks are made
of laminated hard maple piano pin-blocks. End
rails and sides are of maple, walnut, cherry or ash.
David's Dulcimers specially-designed rosettes and inlaid
markers are standard equipment. Exotic
woods, special bindings, and inlays are available. Soundboards
available in western red cedar, redwood, mahogany and sitka
Comes with a protective lid, a sturdy Cordura case,
wrench, a tuning chart, hammers and a performance stand.
9 1/4" long. Flexible maple hammers with half-oval heads,
recommended by Bill Spence.
I/L CONTRA $20.00