Hand Crafted Mandolins

Crooks Mandolins

No. 5 & 6 Construction Photos

  • Mountain View Stomp1:25
  • Morning Has Broken0:54
  • Time in a Bottle0:56
  • Barbeque King Riff0:33
  • Canel Willie0:57
  • Late Date0:44
  • Riffing in the House0:32
  • Chords- Blues Riff1:04
  • Si Bheag Si Mhor0:32
  • D Double Stops0:21

 Build No. 5      $2200
 Body  
 Top: Adirondack Red Spruce
 Back: Eastern Red Maple

 Binding:  Ivoroid w/ Black side purfling

 Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer​

 Finger Rest: Abbreviated, Ebony
 Neck  
 Wood:  Maple
 Joint:   Mortise & Tenon
 Truss Rod:  Carbon Fiber Reinforcement 
 Profile:  Rounded V
 Peg Head  
 Inlay: Mother of Pearl Ring & Vine
 Peg Head Binding: Ivoroid w/ Black side purfling
 Nut:  Bone, 1 1/8 inch
 Overlay: Gaboon Ebony front, ebonized veneer back
 Fingerboard  
 Wood: Gaboon Ebony, 12 in. radius
 Frets:  Medium  EVO Gold, 22
 Scale Length:  13 7/8"
 Binding:  Ivoroid w/Black side purfling
 Inlays:  MOP dots, Black side  dots
 Hardware  
 Tuners: Grover 309, Gold plated
 Bridge: Ebony, Cumberland Acoustics 
 Tailpiece: Stamped, Gold plated
 End Pin:  Ebony w/Parisian eye

  Case:  Hard shell plastic

 Accesories:  Extra Strings, Pick, Leather      Strap, Micro Fiber Cloth