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Solid body electric Mandello

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Project by Virago posted 03-18-2009 02:43 AM 1108 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My wife wanted to learn to play a mandolin so I made this for her. It is actually a mandello which has a longer scale and is to a mandolin as a viola is to a violin. I used figured maple for the neck and body and rosewood for the fretboard. I had made three guitars prior to making the mandola.





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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 03-18-2009 02:58 AM

very nice
welcome to lumberjocks

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#2 posted 03-18-2009 03:06 AM

That’s a beauty!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 03-18-2009 04:09 AM

Beautiful!! Can she play it?

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 03-18-2009 04:18 AM

Great Job! Welcome to Lumberjocks.

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#5 posted 03-18-2009 04:57 AM

Beautiful!!! What a great thing to be able to make that for your wife. Playing that will make the music so much more special.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#6 posted 03-18-2009 12:51 PM

Great job.
What does it sound like?
Rod

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#7 posted 03-18-2009 01:24 PM

That is some sweet looking wood. Nice job.

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#8 posted 03-18-2009 01:55 PM

Wow nice job,,,,,,Welcome to lumberjocks!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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