Cümbüş SBD : The oud with natural skin soundboard

Cumbus oud with high sustain

“I work a lot to mix the turkish Cümbüş and the classic oud in order to make an instrument with many advantages : comfort of playing, balanced instrument, high sustain, adjustable action, nylon set strings, steel keys for tuning, french wood, foldable and robust to travel … In my opinion, a perfectly adapted instrument for oud player “Sylvain BD

small cumbus sbd head top

A perfectly adapted instrument for oud player

Patented and protected model at INPI 6807-2019

Features of cumbus sbd

– Dim: 860x330x150mm- Weight: 2.4 kg
– Tuning : Irak / arabic / turkish
– Nylon oud set strings
– French Cherry tree neck
– French rowan fingerboard
– Markers on handle 12 half tones
– Pitch : 585 or 600 or 615 mm (movable bridge)
– Head nut : 41 mm
– Oiled / waxed finish
– Sold with soft padded case

In transport

The Cümbüş SBD​ fits into a slightly wide and padded Tobago type Half classicalguitar cover. It is provided with.


The Cümbüş SBD can​ be engraved or calligraphied on the skin. Send your text or picture by email. 

cumbus sbd calligraphy

Prices, delays, delivery of cumbus SBD

This professional quality musical instrument is patented by the INPI (6807​-2019). It is manufactured and adjusted by hand. It requires an oiled and waxed finish for its durability. Without customization and modification of the model, it is sold with its transport bag at 1100 Euros (1220$) with invoice. A 50% deposit is required for the order. Payment in 3 times possible via Paypal (+5% if you live outside EU). Depending on availability and other ongoing projects, a manufacturing lead time of 2 months is expected. Shipment in national or international parcels with insurance: see conditions here.

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