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Picture of the front of Mandonator 4

= Mandonator™ Serial #4 ===


The optional features are:

  • Four strings with standard 13.875" mandolin scale
  • Figured walnut body with Camatillo rosewood binding.
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ovangkol fingerboard
  • Curvy, paddle shape headstock with figured walnut veneer
  • Abalone heart and white mother of pearl inlays
  • Nickel plated hardware
  • Orrico tailpiece
  • Radiused fingerboard


Standard features include:

  • Spherically arched back
  • Spider bridge and resonator cone
  • Cutaway
  • Traditional F-shaped soundhole
  • Maple saddle
  • Bone nut
  • Glossy lacquer finish by Addam Stark of Santa Cruz


Beautiful figured walnut back of Mandonator 4


The gorgeous walnut body was made from a board that my dad had in his garage for a long time - it was old and stable and very pretty.


Mandonator 4 fingerboard and headstock with inlays

Ovangkol fingerboard with fancy position marker inlays


Headstock with lovely inlays

Curvy paddle shape headstock with figured walnut veneer and fancy inlays.

Close up of ovangkol fingerboard


Here's a close up of the beautiful figure in the ovangkol fingerboard, and a few of the inlays.


You can see photos of this instrument under construction on its Shop Talk page.


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