Tag: Parallel Bracing
Back: European Maple with matching Maple rims
Sides: European Maple
Top: European Spruce
Fingerboard: Ebony with pearl dots
Ebony adjustable bridge
Machine Heads: Gold engraved Schaller F-style with pearl knobs
Finish: Lacquer sunburst
Width at neck: 1and 1/16”
Single Ivorid binding neck and body
Multiple binding head
Gibson style tail piece
I make F Style Mandolins in three classical versions.
Wood selection, hardware, inlay is your choice and I select the wood myself from a source I use for years.
I can even get 25 to 50 years spruce which I use to build Master model with my own peghead design but the top and back plates are true dimensions of Mr. Lloyd Loar’s Master piece.
Base Model Features:
Hand graduated Sitka spruce top, hand graduated nicely figure maple back with matching maple rims,
single bound top, ebony fingerboard with mother of pearl dots, nickel Schaller tuners, tail piece, hardshell case. Included.
Deluxe Model Features:
Hand graduated select spruce, hand graduated highly figured maple back with matching maple rims, multi-bound top, back,
peghead,single bound fingerboard with side dots and mother of pearl dots, gold plated Schaller tuners with Mother of pearl buttons, gold plated tail piece,hardshell case. Included.
Master Model Features:
Handgraduated 25- 50 years old master grade spruce, hand graduated master grade extra fancy figured maple witch matching sides, multi-bond top, back, single-bound fingerboard ,multi-bound peghead , multi-bondtortoise-shell pick guard, master grade maple neck, gold plated engraved Schaller tuners, Monteleone gold plated tail piece,rectangular.