Mandolin

The Mandolin I build has a larger and deeper body, giving it a clear, bright open tone with a genuine presence in the bass and mids. It also has a slightly longer scale length than standard greatly helping the sustain and projection.

Specification

  • Scale length – 360mm
  • Tuning GDAE
  • Right or left handed
  • Soundboard – European Spruce or Western Red Cedar
  • Back and Sides – Indian Rosewood
  • Neck – Brazilian Mahogany or Flame Maple
  • Neck backstrap – optional
  • Adjustable truss rod
  • Fingerboard – Ebony
  • Mother of Pearl face and edge dots
  • Bridge – Ebony
  • Saddle – fully compensated bone
  • Nut – Bone
  • Machine Heads – Gold-plated Gotoh SGL510
  • Tailpiece – 2mm Solid Brass

Just give me a call on +44 1544 239292 or email me at andy@tobininstruments.co.uk to arrange a visit. I’d be very happy to chat about anything you have in mind.