This mandolin and No. 19 were built together and have similar tone.  Listen to No 19 audio samples on the Gallery page.

Crooks Mandolins

Hand Crafted Mandolins

Please check my "On the Work Bench" page for mandolins available for future sale, or contact me for information on ordering a custom build.  

Build No. 20-  SOLD
 Body: F5 
 Top: Red Spruce
 Back: Red Maple one piece flat-sawn

 Binding:   Ivoroid/Blk/Ivoroid

 Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer​​ 

 Finger rest: Ebony, abbreviated/floating.  Plus $75

 Neck  
 Wood:   Red Maple
 Joint: Dovetail   
 Truss Rod:  One-way adjustable
 Profile:   Soft C


 Peg Head  
 Inlay: Ring/Vine paua abalone 
 Binding: Ivoroid/blk/Ivoroid

 Nut: Bone, 1 5/32”, 1.00” string width
 Overlay:  Ebony front, rear


 Fingerboard  
 Wood:  Ebony, 12 in. radius
 Frets:  Medium  EVO Gold 
 Scale Length:  13 7/8"
 Binding: Side bound Ivoroid/blk/Ivoroid
 Inlays:  White MOP dots, Blk MOP side dots
 

 Hardware  
 Tuners: Schaller Grand Tune Satin Gold, Ivoroid 

  buttons
 Bridge: Bill James ebony
 Tailpiece: Bill James, Gold
  Case: Durafoam

 

  Includes free shipping to CONUS destinations