Hand Rubbed Antique Varnish finish Carved Solid Adirondack Spruce top Carved Solid Highly-flamed Maple back and sides F-style body mandolin.
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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Neck Material: Maple Fingerboard: Ebony Fingerboard Radius: 12" Nut Material: Bone Nut Width: 1-3/32" Fretwire: 23 Jescar FW37053 Scale Length: 13-7/8" Body Style: F-Style Body Dimensions: 26-11/16" x 10" x 1-7/8" Bracings: Parallel Body Top: Carved Adirondack Spruce Body Back/Sides: Carved Solid Highly Flamed Maple F-Holes: Yes Head Cap Veneer Material: Ebony Truss Rod: Single Acting Headstock: Scroll Style Binding: Body, Neck Binding Material: Ivoroid Logo: Eastman Logo Material: Wood Inlay: Dot Inlay Material: Pearl Side Dot Color: Black Finish: Antique Classic Varnish Hardware Color: Antique Nickel Tailpiece: Antigue Nickel Bridge: Fitted Adjustable Ebony 1-5/8" spacing Tuners: Schaller Electronics: None Strings: D'Addario J74 Strings Tuning: G D A E Case: Hardshell Vinyl Case