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 Build No. 8     
 Body: F5  
 Top: Adirondack Red Spruce
 Back: Eastern Red Maple

 Binding:  g

 Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer​

 Finger Rest: Abbreviated, Ebony
 Neck  
 Wood:  Sugar Maple
 Joint:    
 Truss Rod:  Carbon Fiber Reinforcement 
 Profile:   
 Peg Head  
 Inlay: 
 Peg Head Binding:  
 Nut:  Bone,
 Overlay:  
 Fingerboard  
 Wood: Gaboon Ebony, 12 in. radius
 Frets:  Medium  EVO Gold
 Scale Length:  13 7/8"
 Binding:  
 Inlays:  
 Hardware  
 Tuners: 
 Bridge:
 Tailpiece: 
 End Pin: 

  Case:  Hard shell plastic

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

 Build No. 7     
 Body : A5 Griffith Loar
 Top: Adirondack Red Spruce
 Back: Eastern Red Maple

 Binding:   

 Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer​

 Finger Rest:  
 Neck  
 Wood:  Sugar Maple
 Joint:    
 Truss Rod:  Carbon Fiber Reinforcement 
 Profile:   
 Peg Head  
 Inlay:  
 Peg Head Binding: 
 Nut:  Bone
 Overlay:  k
 Fingerboard  
 Wood: Gaboon Ebony, 12 in. radius
 Frets:  Medium  EVO Gold 
 Scale Length:  13 7/8"
 Binding:  Ivoroid w/Black side purfling
 Inlays:   
 Hardware  
 Tuners:  
 Bridge:  
 Tailpiece:  
 End Pin:  

  Case:  Hard shell plastic

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

Build Photos

 Build No. 6  
 Body  
 Top: Adirondack Red Spruce
 Back: Eastern Red Maple

 Binding:  Ivoroid/Black/Ivoroid

 Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer​

​ Finger Rest: Abbreviated, ebony
 Neck  
 Wood:  Sugar Maple
 Joint:   Mortise & Tenon
 Truss Rod:  Carbon Fiber Reinforcement 
 Profile:  Rounded V
 Peg Head  
 Inlay: Mother of Pearl Ring & Vine
 Peg Head Binding: Ivoroid/Black/Ivoroid
 Nut:  Bone, 
 Overlay: Gaboon Ebony, ebonized veneer back 
 Fingerboard  
 Wood: Gaboon Ebony, 12 in. radius
 Frets:  Medium  EVO Gold, 22
 Scale Length:  13 7/8"
 Binding:  Ivoroid/Black/Ivoroid 
 Inlays:  MOP dots, Black MOP side  dots
 Hardware  
 Tuners: Rubner matte brass w/ebony buttons
 Bridge: Bill James
 Tailpiece: Cast Bronze Allen TR-2
 End Pin:  Ebony w/Parisian eye

  Case:  Hard shell plastic

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

Hand Crafted Mandolins

Crooks Mandolins

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

 Binding:  Ivoroid w/ Black side purfling

 Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer​

 Finger Rest: Abbreviated, Ebony
 Neck  
 Wood:  Sugar 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,
 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: Bill James
 Tailpiece: Stamped, Gold plated
 End Pin:  Ebony w/Parisian eye

  Case:  Hard shell plastic

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