Mandolin Family  Instrument Specs

Top: Adirondack (Red) spruce

Bracing Pattern: Tone Bars

Top & Back Plates: Tap tuned

Back, Sides & Neck: Eastern hard maple, Red maple available as an option

Neck Joint: Traditional dovetail

Fingerboard: Ebony, flat with mother-of-pearl dots

Inlays: Hand cut mother-of-pearl and abalone

Bridge: Ebony Loar replica bridge

Nut: Mother-of-pearl

Tuners: Nickel plated Golden Age - Ivoroid buttons

Tailpiece: Silver plated, engraved and hinged James

Binding: Ivoroid: triple bound body, peghead, Fb & pickguard

Sunburst: Hand stained

Finish: French polished spirit varnish


One piece back: when availability of quality maple allows ($150)

X Brace bracing pattern (Free)

Smaller, ‘abbreviated’ pickguard (Free)

Radiussed fingerboard (Free)

Waverly tuners ($500)

‘Fern’ inlay ($250)

Gold hardware ($150)

Virzi Tone Producer ($400)

Other options please enquire.