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Wood-N-Strings Dulcimer Shop

7645 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-3907
+1 865-448-6647
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They have a wonderful collection of Mountain/Hammered Dulcimers, psalteries and a good stock of... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2017
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Great place to buy your dulcimer, guitar, etc.

The owners, Mike and Connie Clemmer are absolutely one of the best in the business. Not only do... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2016
Caroline W
Hayesville, North Carolina
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7645 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-3907
+1 865-448-6647
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

They have a wonderful collection of Mountain/Hammered Dulcimers, psalteries and a good stock of fiddles, bass, banjos, guitars, ukuleles, flutes and a hefty selection of books and cds. The dulcimer craftsmanship is topnotch, has exquisite sound and beautiful balanced designs and are affordable. The website...More

Thank LuvStrings
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The owners, Mike and Connie Clemmer are absolutely one of the best in the business. Not only do they offer classes in playing instruments, they build them. They periodically hold workshops where they bring the best of the best instructors to teach on different levels...More

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

When you enter the shop you immediately see that it's not only a store, but also the gathering place for musicians of all shapes, sizes and inclinations. The woman who assisted us took a lot of time to talk about the instruments and show us...More

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I had read about this shop on my Everything Dulcimer Facebook Page for years. We stopped and the staff was extraordinary. I have mountain dulcimers and a hammered dulcimer, but I left the shop with a bowed psaltery. My wife even found one she liked,...More

Thank wp327
Reviewed 24 May 2016

My wife has a dulcimer, but no one to teach her how to use it. She has been looking for some tutorials in our home town, but without success. We visited this shop before and so we decided to come back. Mike was very helpful...More

Thank psptcons
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Wow, didn't want to leave once I got in there! Everything you need, from instruments, to music, to necessary items, to...new desires...like a hammer dulcimer...my next dream!

Thank ladygreyhound33
Reviewed 10 January 2016

My wife bought a mountain dulcimer for me from Wood n Strings and she couldn't stop bragging on the service she received. So we made a visit on New Year's Eve. The lady there was very generous with her time. She gave me a basic...More

Thank wacntn
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Mike and Connie are the friendliest folks you will ever meet in the Smokies area! Their staff is knowledgeable and friendly, too. The quantity (and quality), selection and display of fine stringed musical instruments can't be beat. A Must-See on your visit to Townsend.

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Reviewed 23 July 2015

If you want to experience mountain music at the grassroots level, check out Wood-N-Strings. Mike Clemmer makes some of the best dulcimers available and carries a wide selection of instruments available. You can go inexpensive or opt for one of Mike's custom made dulcimers. Previously...More

Thank Mbhnm
Reviewed 23 June 2015

We found out about this place while in Metamora, IN. The person I talked to said they had free dulcimer music performances out back on Saturdays (check site for time and dates). So we visited the store during business hours. Even though they were very...More

Thank Kenneth S
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