Category Archives: Construction

Construction of new instruments

In the Back 40

The Back Forty Memorial Day Bluegrass Festival was a hit! Continue reading

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A model in the white.

The newest A model is strung up for testing. It is looking and sounding great even before it gets a sunburst. Leave Blank:Don’t Change:Your email: 

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November – Back in the Shop

With the porch project coming to close (except for the poor work done by our concrete steps contractor) I have had some time to get back in the shop. This mando should be in the white this weekend and make … Continue reading

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Whirlwind Mando Build

The porch and other obligations have kept me from building the small group of mandolins I started earlier in the year. With IBMA week right around the corner I have decided/gotten permission to quickly complete one F5 before the conference. … Continue reading

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Spring F5 – 10 – fretboard6

Some of the fretboards get the ‘Infinity’ inlay in the scooped florida. It never ceases to amaze me how much work goes into each fretboard. In many ways, the fretboard requires more work than the top and back plates. Jason… … Continue reading

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