Sunday, 18 October 2015
10 String Mandocello
Here is a truly unique custom built instrument: 10 string carved top mandocello with pin-point capos. Tuned from a low C to high E: the pin-point capos allow for a variety of open tunings to be used.
Carved top from European spruce. Indian rosewood back and sides, all fully bound in maple.
Abalone and rope rosette with complementary rope purfling around top edge.
Maple neck with rosewood laminations- carbon fibre stiffeners and two way adjustable truss-rod.
Ebony fretboard with gold evo frets. Scale length 643 mm.
Satin French polish finish.
Pin point capos; 5th course 2nd and 4th frets, 4th course 2nd fret, 3rd course 2nd fret.
Headway under saddle transducer using phantom power.