James Jones Instruments

James Jones Custom Hammered Dulcimer with dampers
1384 Coltons Mill Rd
Bedford, VA 24523
Region Central Virginia
Locality Bedford
Phone: (540) 586-6319
Email james@jamesjonesinstruments.com
Website jamesjonesinstruments.com

Hours: By Appointment Only - Please Call Ahead. I do suggest you check out my web site before a visit. Thanks!

I have been building fine custom musical instruments since 1978 in rural Bedford, Virginia. Working alone in a wood shop I designed and built, I have developed designs for ten different acoustic instruments. Although I specialize in hammered dulcimers, I also build bouzoukis, folk harps, Appalachian dulcimers, bowed psalteries, two octave zithers, slit drums, thumb pianos, mandolins and the occasional guitar. I am constantly working on research and development, sometimes alone, sometimes in collaboration with customers and professional musicians. I am always striving to build better quality instruments and am never content with the status quo. No assembly lines, just a lot of individual attention from start to finish. I can work with you to individualize your instrument or provide you with one I have created. 

Last Updated: 3/13/2014 12:07 PM
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