Mandolin Family

2022 Engelmann/Maple lam. Celtic Mandolin FOR SALE - $1500

For sale at acousticmusic.org, showroom in Guilford CT

Soundboard: Engelmann Spruce

Back and Sides: Flamed maple and spruce laminated back, maple sides

Bridge: East Indian Rosewood with bone saddle insert

Bindings: Rosewood

Neck: Honduran Mahogany

Fingerboard: Ebony

Tuners: Gotoh sg381

Rosette: Shop made herringbone

Nut width: 34mm

Body width: 11.25"

Scale: 350mm

I've introduced these lovely instruments to my line after some guitar material supply issues. It's been a very rewarding step to take, both is construction and finished instruments! This definitely has a Celtic style mandolin sound. Longer sustain, sweet shimmery tone, plucky when needed but beautifully singing. Laminated back with flamed maple. 11.25" wide body. Gentle rounded V neck profile with body joint at 15 fret for very comfortable higher access. 

Fretboard has a slight, 40" radius.

Appointments of shop-made natural wood purfling, brass fret markers and a hammered copper tailpiece, made here in the shop. This tailpiece works most naturally with ball end strings but there are a few ways to use your favorite loop ends. Smooth turning Gotoh tuners. Finished with a beautiful French-polish throughout, hand rubbed down to a satin sheen.

Please feel free to contact me and we'll arrange for you to try to out this mandolin.


Listen to a simple recording of this instrument in video on the right.

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