On the Bench
Traditional torch inlay cutout for the next mandolin, which will be a F5
Mandolin #20 Country King Deluxe model. 1 3/16” nut width, 13 3/4” scale on a flat Macassar ebony fingerboard. Alaskan Bearclaw Sitka spruce hand carved top plate, AAA grade flame maple sides, back, and neck (hand carved). Macassar ebony faceplate and truss rod cover. Quilted maple reverse headstock veneer. Mother of peal and plastic headstock inlays. Mother of pearl fingerboard triangle inlays. cream plastic binding. asymmetrical ‘A’ braced top. Golden age polished nickel machine tuners. adjustable ebony bridge. Stewart Macdonald nickel tailpiece GHS strings. 3 tone dark tobacco stain burst, with a super blonde shellac French polish finish. Truss rod reinforced dovetail neck with carved volute. Binded F holes.
$4750 CDN @ Myhres Music Edmonton, AB
Mandolin #19-Country King Deluxe model. 3-point f style. 3 tone brown tobacco burst with a blonde shellac French polish finish. hand carved bearclaw Sitka spruce top with bound f-holes. one piece hand carved flame maple back, flame maple neck and rim block, Macassar ebony flat fingerboard with 22 frets and a 13 3/4” scale length, quilted maple front and back headstock veneers, synthetic natural material inlays, side dot fret markers, cream plastic binding throughout, golden age relic nickel machine tuners, traditional f style fingerboard taper, vintage ebony bridge, Stewart Macdonald nickel tailpiece, 1 1/8” nut width, truss rod reinforced flat sawn neck.
$3000 USD @ Gruhn Guitars Nashville, TN
Mandolin #18- Loar 1923 design. 2 tone Tobacco burst with blonde shellac french polish. Flame maple back sides and neck. bearclaw Sitka spruce top. Macassar ebony fingerboard and synthetic aged ivory inlays and truss rod cover. synthetic red tortoise shell binding.
Mandolin #17 country king model. Alaskan Bearclaw Sitka spruce, macassar ebony flat fingerboard, synthetic vintage ivory inlays, flame maple back, sides and neck. cream plastic binding.
$2300 USD @Gruhn Guitars Nashville, TN
Mandolin #15 country king model- Synthetic bone inlays, flamed maple back, sides, and neck. sitka spruce top, and a cutaway scroll.
Classical mandolin restoration
Repair Price List
5-panel, all black, Trucker hat
$30 CDN + shipping