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Hand Crafted Mandolins

Crooks Mandolins

Build No. 19- Early 2021 SOLD
 Body: F5 
 Top: Red Spruce
 Back: Red Maple one piece flat-sawn

Binding:   Ivoroid/Blk/Ivoroid

Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer​

Finger rest: Abbreviated floating ebony. Add  $75


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


 Peg Head  
 Inlay: Ring/Vine white  MOP
Binding: Ivoroid/blk/Ivoroid

Nut: Bone, 1 1/8 “
 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
 Bridge: Bill James ebony
 Tailpiece: Bill James,  Gold
  Case: Durafoam

 

 

Build No. 21- Spring 2021 SOLD
 Body: F5 Two Point
 Top: Red Spruce
 Back: Maple

Binding:   Ivoroid/Blk/Ivoroid

Finish: Nitrocellulose Satin Lacquer​


 Neck  
 Wood:   TBD
 Joint: Dovetail   
 Truss Rod:  One-way adjustable, stainless st.
 Profile:   Rounded V


 Peg Head  
 Inlay: TBD
Binding: Ivoroid/blk/Ivoroid

Nut: Width 1 /8 in. Bone
 Overlay:  Ebony front, rear


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


 Hardware  
 Tuners:  TBD
 Bridge: Bill James ebony
 Tailpiece: Bill James
  Case: TBD

 

 

Build No. 20- Early 2021 $3500
 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, stainless st.
 Profile:   Soft C


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

Nut: Bone, 1 1/8”
 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
 Bridge: Bill James ebony
 Tailpiece: Bill James, Gold
  Case: Durafoam