Davidson The 'Lacewood'

  • £1,600.00

Hand built from solid timbers by Phil Davidson. The 'Lacewood has a solid spruce top with Lacewood back and sides. A powerful mandolin with a clear bright tone.
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Description

A deluxe but affordable hand built mandolin from Britains world class luthier Phil Davidson. One of the finest hand built mandolin in our listings. The Phil Davidson ‘Lacewood’ Mandolin is built to a high specification from the best quality hand selected timbers.The 'Lacewood' mandolin is braced and toned with the secrets of a master builder ... The volume & tone of this instrument is loud, bright and clear coupled with a warm but powerful sound. A pleasure to play ... Quality Gotoh plate geared tuners enhances the balance and feel of this quality mandolin.

The Body Assembly… The back and sides are built from solid hand selected lacewood, the back of the body measures 260mm (10.25”) x 340mm (13.375” attractive maple-wood binding and black and white purfling protects the front and back joints. The depth of the body is 51mm (2”). The carefully selected soundboard (top) is built from solid Norway spruce. A fixed height rosewood bridge with a ‘Corian’ compensated saddle is fitted to the soundboard for maximum transmission of sound. The tailpiece is an 'A' style nickel plated type with slide off cover, it is designed to accept loop end strings.

Neck Assembly… The solid maple neck is precisely profiled for ease of playing; it has an internally fitted adjustable truss rod. The rosewood fingerboard is fitted with seventeen nickel silver frets precisely positioned, honed and polished. Pearl dot markers are inlaid at the 3rd, 5th, 7th, 10th, 12th & 15th frets …small cream side position marker dots are inlaid in the side of the rosewood fingerboard at the same positions.

The fingerboard has a fast smooth action. The precisely cut nut is made from natural bone. The ‘snake-head’ shape headstock is faced with rosewood and inlaid with a mother of pearl Davidson ‘D’ and ‘leaf’ insignia. The oval truss rod cover is hand crafted from rosewood. A set of Gotoh precision geared plate tuners are fitted for positive, trouble free tuning. Finish: Natural satin

Scale Length: 352mm (13.85”)
Width at nut: 30.00mm (1.181”)
Overall Length: 635mm (25.00”)
Weight Approx: 0.879kg (1lb 15oz)

Specification

Instrument Body Shape 'A' or Teardrop Style
Instrument Body Type Hand Carved All Solid
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag None
Delivery & Returns

We will endeavor to ensure that orders are speedily processed and despatched the same day if at all possible.

Ordered items requiring setting up in the workshop will be despatched within 1-2 days using Interlink Express Next Day Delivery (next day being the day after it leaves Eagle Music Shop).

You will be informed immediately if there is a problem with any part of your order or if any item is 'out of stock'.

You can read our full deliveries policy here.

Should you not be entirely happy with your purchase, or you have ordered an incorrect item, Eagle Music is happy to refund your purchase (excluding postage) within 28 days providing the goods are in a fully resaleable condition (including the original undamaged packaging) and not featured within the Exclusion Policy. (Exclusions apply to selected products).

Please note the following exclusions:

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You can read our full returns policy here.

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