Hand made guitars & mandolins by Gary Nava, Luthier | +44 (0)1945 587236 | email@example.com
ARCHTOP MANDOLIN - SOLD -
This recently completed archtop mandolin has now been sold. The next archtop should be available mid-2020.
You can see how much thought, love and care went into the making of the archtop in this series of YouTube videos
You can also see the creation of it in this build thread on the Acoustic Soundboard forum.
Below is its detailed specification. Please click on an image for the full, enlarged version.
If you are interested in my instruments, please feel free to email with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
13 7/8" (352mm) Scale length, 30mm width @ nut (Tusq)
Figured Maple back with Brazilian rosewood sides fully bound in matching figured maple with green line detailing.
Sitka Spruce top plate, tone bar bracing and asymmetrical bound sound holes.
Top plate highlighted with decorative rope purflings
Figured Maple & Brazilian rosewood neck with carbon fibre stiffeners, Brazilian rosewood head overlay with inlaid Tahitian black pearl logo
Brazilian rosewood fretboard; compound radius, wide gold Evo frets and Tahitian black pearl markers
Detachable Brazilian rosewood finger rest (laminated with carbon fibre)
Brazilian rosewood bridge with Tusq saddle
Gotoh MA40 tuners (nickel with ivoroid buttons)
Nava handmade tailpiece with endpin jack socket
Twin JJB soundboard transducers
Set-up for D'Addario J74 strings (011, 015, 026, 040)