Suitcase Dulcimer – the Dulcicase


This is my first little project, a suitcase dulcimer/harp/zheng made from an old art supplies carry case. The wire is from stripped clothing line with eyelets, the tuning pegs from

It sounds good, a bit twangy, difficult as hell to tune to any kind of scale! I might replace some of the wires with slightly thicker violin strings to get a few ‘bass’ strings on it. Also going to make a quick contact mic and hook it up to some pedals to make noises with.

Published by Vulpestruments

An assortment of hand crafted instruments, made from recycled, reused and readily available parts

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