A5 Artist Model Mandolin


The A5 Artist Mandolin is structurally the same as the F5 model minus the points and the scroll .
The Artist Model mandolin is totally hand crafted using traditional methods throughout.
Top and back plates are hand carved and graduated , before being tuned and balanced with the air cavity.
Bracing employed is an X brace which results in a more balanced and mellow sound.
Finish is the more traditional tobacco burst , hand rubbed to a fine gloss.

A5 Artist Mandolin Front

A5 Artist Back

The A5 comes with Chrome machines and tailpiece.
Imitation tortoise shell pick guard bound to match the body, and an adjustable truss rod .
The Mandolin is offered in the following selected timbers.

Sound board:
German spruce
Back/Sides: German Maple
Finger board: African Ebony

Sound board:
King William Pine 
Back/Sides: Fiddleback Blackwood
Finger board: African Ebony

A5 Artist Instrument Details

Ebony Head cover
Gold machines and tailpiece Imitation tortoise
shell pick guard bound to match the body.

  • 24 Fret finger board.

  • Adjustable truss rod

  • Scale length: 13.9"

  • Body width: 10"

  • Body Length: 13 3/4"

  • Side Depth :1 3/4"

  • Finger Board Width at Nut:1 1/8"

  • at 19th Fret: 1 3/4"

  • Total Length : 27"

  • Frets clear of the Body: 15

  • Options

    The A5 Mandolin is available with the choice of a flat finger board or a 12" radius finger board.

    Gold machines