Mandolin Family

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Recently completed (July 2019) is this oval hole mandolin based on a Kay Venetian body shape. With an arched spruce top (induced by x-bracing, rather than carving) and maple back & sides, it has a voice which sits somewhere between the typical American and European styles - loud and bright, but with plenty of bottom end and sustain - it's not your typical bluegrass instrument, but would sound just fine playing folk tunes, old-time country or jazz. This is about as fancy as I get decoration-wise, with gold hardware (including Jescar EVO gold frets), crow's-foot purfling around the top, curly maple binding, and cocobolo fingerboard, head plate and finger-rest. It also has a JJB soundboard transducer fitted (with volume knob mounted in a recess underneath the finger-rest). Similar instruments are available to order - please enquire for options and prices:

 

Venetian  Mandolin
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Venetian Mandolin 1
Venetian Mandolin 1
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Venetian Mandolin 2
Venetian Mandolin 2
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Venetian Mandolin 3
Venetian Mandolin 3
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Venetian Mandolin 4
Venetian Mandolin 4
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Venetian Mandolin 5
Venetian Mandolin 5
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Venetian Mandolin 6
Venetian Mandolin 6
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Venetian Mandolin 7
Venetian Mandolin 7
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Venetian Mandolin 8
Venetian Mandolin 8
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Venetian Mandolin 9
Venetian Mandolin 9
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