F5 Artist Model Mandolin

The Artist Model mandolin is totally hand crafted using traditional methods throughout.

  • The top and back plates are hand carved and graduated, before being tuned and balanced with the air cavity.

  • The bracing employed is an X brace. Parallel bracing is also available

  • The finish is traditional tobacco burst, hand rubbed to a fine gloss.

 F5 Artist Mandolin Front

F5 Back

  • The inlayed logo is Australian mother of pearl, while the floral motif is a gum leaf and flower, in red and green abalone.

  • The Mandolin is offered in the following selected timbers.



Gum Leaf Inlay

Fiddle Back Blackwood

F5 Instrument Details

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

  • 24 Fret finger board

  • Scale length: 13.9"

  • Body width: 10 1/4"

  • Body Length: 13 3/4"

  • Side Depth :1 3/4"

  • Finger Board Width at Nut : 1 1/8"

  • at 19th Fret: 1 3/4"

  • Adjustable truss rod

  • Total Length : 27"

  • Frets clear of the Body: 15

  • Options

    The F5 Mandolin is available with the choice of a flat finger board or a 12" radius finger board.