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ANTIQUE VARNISH SERIES
This line of mandolins is built on a mix of time-honored craft and ahead-of-the-curve thinking utilizing classic technique with a decidedly fresh approach. It is designed to make such a rare and labor-intensive feature more available to mandolin enthusiasts, with the proof in the distinctive look and sound.
The process itself, features six distinct steps starting with a basecoat application to fill the grain, then moving to color application, and concluding with a French polish. Ultimately, three or four coats of material are applied and sanded thin. The result is softer than lacquer, creating a smoother tone.
Individually hand-crafted using time-honored methods & premium hand-carved solid tonewoods. Solid Adirondack Spruce Top, solid Highly-flamed Maple back & sides. Ebony fingerboard & adjustable ebony bridge with F-style body with F-holes for warm, ringing tones & excellent sound projection.
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