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Hand made guitars & mandolins by Gary Nava, Luthier | info@navaguitars.co.uk

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Offered for sale is this newly completed flat-top mandolin. Its design is best summed up by the Japanese word Shibui.

This mandolin has a simple elegance which depends only on its form and its materials rather than any unnecessary embellishment: everything you see is pure mandolin.

What does it sound like? Please watch the YouTube video for a full-description and demonstration of this mandolin.

Features include:

Adirondack (Red Spruce) soundboard with bound sound hole

Figured Sapele back and sides, fully bound with rosewood

Figured maple neck with carbon-fibre reinforcement

30mm width @ nut (Tusq) 360mm scale length

Brazilian rosewood compound radius fretboard with side markers, wide gold evo frets

Mini black Gotoh enclosed tuners

Reworked Gibson style tailpiece

Solid bridge with removable bone saddle (can be shimmed to raise action)

Open-pore shellac satin finish, hand buffed with microcrystalline wax

Set-up for D'Addario J73 strings (10, 14, 24, 38)

PRICE 925 GBP including Hiscox case (shipping is extra)

Feel free to email me if you have any questions about this instrument.

Thanks for looking, Gary.

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