We have several different stands, all similar to the photo at right, but different heights and angles. The sit down version is shown. We also have adolescent height, ladies height, and gents height stand up stands. This type stand is commonly referred to as a scissor stand.
Jess Dickinson's hammered dulcimer instruction manual takes you from the very beginning to the intermediate level. This book provides fully illustrated, step-by-step instructions for: basic chord structure, tuning a hammered dulcimer, playing chords, playing arpeggios and block chords, playing in all the keys, adding ornamentation and embellishments, using chord charts, playing in different time signatures, hammering exercises and skill development.