Mountain Dulcimer Capos
|Dulcimer capos are traditionally made from various hardwoods with leather padding to protect the sides of the fretboard.|
Black plastic capo with rubber pad underneath
to protect the
|Made of hardwood. Individual rubber pads for each string so you can choose to capo one or more strings. A metal screw tightens the protective leather sidepads against the side of the fretboard.|
|Inspired by the Third Hand capo, Jean and Lee Schilling from Tennessee made this partial capo for mountain dulcimers. They bought the rubber disks from the makers of the Third Hand capo.|
Brass construction with eccentric on/off lever. Adjoustment screw for various widths of the fretboard. Leather padding protects the fingerboard.
US patent 1994 by James T Dudley.
|This type of capo is well suited to make yourself. You need two small pieces of wood, a bolt with a washer and a winged nut, two pieces of leather or cork and some plastic tubing.|