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Warren A. May Woodworker

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Heirloom Dulcimers, Furniture, and Gifts

We have been going to see Warren for over 10 years. I love his dulcimers and his knowledge of the... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Eric M
Saint Charles, Illinois
A great place to visit for gifts

I have a duclimer that I wish to learn to play. I was given great advice and guidance on... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
Los Altos, California
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

We have been going to see Warren for over 10 years. I love his dulcimers and his knowledge of the woods and the difference in sounds between walnut, cherrywood, rosewood, red cedar, etc. my wife loves his furniture. Even though it is out of our...More

Thank Eric M
Reviewed October 2, 2017

I have a duclimer that I wish to learn to play. I was given great advice and guidance on purchasing a book, strings, and music. There are also small and very reasonably-priced gift items available. The sales person was very friendly.

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Reviewed May 25, 2017

On a whim i decided to try a dulcimer. Everyone in the area sent me to Warren May. He has been building and playing dulcimers for over forty years and produces art pieces that sound wonderful. He was patient and encouraging as i selected an...More

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Years ago I purchased a handmade, walnut wood dulcimer from Warren A May. He custom-made it for her, using hearts for the sound holes, rather than his signature hummingbirds or standard cut-outs. Warren is an extremely nice guy. He takes a few moments to show...More

Thank Bernie P
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Warren May makes the most beautiful dulcimers. He also sells music books. worth the stop in the look at his pretty work.

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Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

22 years ago I visited Warren's shop and bought a mountain dulcimer. Today I brought that one back for a going over and new pegs and bought a second dulcimer. I don't think I would ever buy one anywhere else. Warren is extremely knowledgeable and...More

1  Thank Karen S
Reviewed November 29, 2016

This is a welcoming, friendly place! Mr. May is happy to talk about his work and may even play a tune or two on one of his dulcimers. They carry woven goods and other local crafts. On the Friday after Thanksgiving, the Mays provided a...More

1  Thank Claudia R
Reviewed November 9, 2016

My husband and I visited the Warren May store while we were on vacation in Berea. The shop is full of beautifully crafted art pieces, not just musical instruments. The dulcimers are beautiful. Mr. May and his family were present when we visited the shop...More

1  Thank Carla M
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