This JRS Extended Explorer Chromatic model.  2/22/22/12 bridge configuration.  This model has the same notes and range of our JRS Grande Concertmaster, but we've begun adding a low C to the Bass Bridge!


Features include:

  • 2/22/22/12 – 5 Octaves
  • 21 lbs, 2 oz.
  • 50" Bottom Rail X 24.75" Top to Bottom Rail
  • Solid Quarter-sawn Ribbon Mahogany Soundboard
  • Solid Black Walnut End Rails
  • Solid Northern Rock Maple Pin Blocks
  • Solid Tulip Poplar Back
  • Black Walnut Bridges inlaid with Curly Maple and Purpleheart Position Markers
  • Triple Spline Finger Joints at Bass Chamber
  • Double Spline Finger Joints at Treble Chamber
  • Tapered Pin Blocks
  • Solid Tulip Poplar Lateral Structural Bracing
  • Solid Chechen Soundboard Support/Tone Truss
  • Solid Sitka Spruce Soundboard Struts
  • Signature JRS “Explorer” Soundhole Rosettes 
  • Filigree Corner Scrolls
  • Nitrocellulose Hand Rubbed Finish
  • Individually “Voiced”
  • Signed and Sealed Document of Origin and Authenticity


Includes a Tuning and String Gauge Chart, Star Tip “T” Handle Tuning Wrench, Battery Powered Digital Chromatic Tuner, Hammers, String Polishing Cake  

Song of the Wood Case is $225

JRS Explorer 5 Octave Hammered Dulcimer

SKU: 1064