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MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved F5-Style Mandolin with Abalone and Mother of Pearl Inlay
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MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved F5-Style Mandolin with Abalone and Mother of Pearl Inlay
"Floral Vines" Hand-Carved F5-Style Mandolin with Abalone and Mother of Pearl Inlay
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"Floral Vines" Hand-Carved F5-Style Mandolin with Abalone and Mother of Pearl Inlay (070583-MF5)  
STATUS - NOW AVAILABLE

Hand-made F5 Mandolin with detailed floral vines design abalone and mother of pearl inlay. Lovely dark sunburst finish. Solid Canadian spruce sound board with abalone and mother of pearl purfling. Solid, hand-carved air-dried maple back and sides with superb floral vines design inlay. Sraight, air-dried maple neck. Rosewood fingerboard and headboard with detailed inlay. Dark rosewood pickguard with abalone and mother of pearl inlay. Ebony bridge with adjustable buffalo bone saddle. Buffalo bone nut. Carved ebony tuner knobs. Black lockable hard case with black plush interior. Originally from Antoniotsai's Guitar and Mandolin Arts. Antoniotsai has workshops in Taiwan, Vietnam and Canada.

"This new beautifully inlaid F5-style mandolin was designed by Antoniotsai. It was hand inlaid with several hundred pieces of abalone and mother-of-pearl by a renowned luthier on Tony's workshop team. Antoniotsai is an internationally-renknowned Taiwanese inlay artist and luthier. He is also a master repairman and restore of museum pieces. This mandolin has a beautifully bright, sweet sound with plenty of volume.

This instrument is hand made of solid woods No plywood is used in its construction and only the finest materials were used in its construction. No compromises were made, no corners were cut. We strive to make every instrument's voice loud, clear, and distinctive. This can only happen with solid wood instruments.Please be aware that solid wood instrument are highly sensitive to changes in humidity, temperature and to any sort of trauma (impact). They should be placed in their case anytime they are not being played."

(from Antoniotsai product information)

 

'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved F5-Style Mandolin with Abalone and Mother of Pearl Inlay

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F5-Style

Instruments with a body shape based on the Gibson F-5 most famously played by Bill Monroe, the father of Bluegrass. Three points to the body with the top one scrolled. The classic bluegrass mandolin shape. For a good introduction to mandolin body styles see the answers.com entry for mandolin.

Report for this particular instrument

Originally from SUPPLIER - made in COUNTRY. Received in excellent condition. Required fret dressing, bridge fitting to sound board, bridge setup for intonation, and minor nut and bridge saddle filing. No other work needed. Tested okay to offer for sale. Inital testing and setup by Tim O'Dea at Tim O'Dea Guitars in Corindi. Final testing by Dane Clarke at the workshops of MandoHarp Australia in Nambucca Heads.

About the Tester

Dane is a professional systems engineer, academic and musician who has played harmonica for over forty years. He currently plays harmonica and mandolin with a celtic/folk/blues band, Headland and a celtic/gypsy band, The Gypsy Tarts. Dane has researched and practiced instrument maintenance, repair and tuning in earnest for the last five years or so (since retiring from full-time professional work), and during this time has often been privileged to meet and learn from some of Australia's premier artists and technicians. On the qualifications side of things, Dane has undergraduate degrees in Engineering and Business, and post-graduate qualifications in Information Technology and Education. He works as a part-time academic these days and though he loves teaching computer engineering he enjoys himself much more when working on instruments and playing music!

FEATURES
Specifications for this particular instrument

Dimensions

Measurement mm inches
Overall Length
697 
27 3/8
Body Width
285
11 1/4
Body Depth
64
2 1/2
Nut Width
35
1 3/8
Scale Length
360
14 3/16
 
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved F5-Style Mandolin with Abalone and Mother of Pearl Inlay

Construction Materials

Component Material
Sound Board Solid, hand-carved, air-dried Canadian spruce with mother of pearl and abalone inlay.
Purfling Green abalone and mother of pearl.
Side and Back Board Hand-carved, solid, air-dried rosewood with beautiful mother of pearl and abalone inlay
Fretboard Dark rosewood with detailed mother of pearl and abalone inlay
Frets 23
Neck Solid air-dried straight rosewood
Truss Rod Adjustable truss rod
Headboard Solid air-dried dark rosewood
Nut Buffalo bone
Bridge and Saddle Ebony bridge with adjustable buffalo bone saddle
Tailpiece Cast brass wave design
Case Black lockable case with black plush interior. Protective rubber strips and metal feet.
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MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
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MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
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MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin

MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin

MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin

MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin

MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin

MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin

MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin

MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin

MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin

MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin

MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin

MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin

MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin

MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin

MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin

MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin
MandoHarp - 'Floral Vines' Hand-Carved Inlaid F5-Style Mandolin

About MandoHarp Instruments

All MandoHarp instruments are tracked from the moment of their original creation or purchase. Each instrument is assessed by an expert musician when received and again before offering it for sale. A brief report is written and stored in our database for each item, noting paticularly our expert assessment on receipt, any work performed on the instrument and its final condition.

Personal Service

At MandoHarp we like to get to know our customers - we're musicians and we like to get to know other musicians. We love to talk with musicians whenever possible [probably a bit too much! :)]. And especially musicians who are interested in our instruments. Please feel more than welcome to email (info@mandoharp.com) or phone us (61- 2-65685545) to discuss your music at any time.

Inspections, trials and pickup by prior arrangement are welcome at our workshops in Nambucca Heads, near Coffs Harbour on the NSW North Coast.

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