Buchanan Octave Mandola - Spruce and Birds Eye Maple

Buchanan
£1,599.00
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A  brilliant sounding Birds eye maple octave mandola from the excellent British luthier Thomas Buchanan. Finely appointed 'Flat Top' instrument with solid birds eye maple back and sides and a solid european sitka spruce soundboard. Also features a rosewood headstock faceplate and maple body binding. Please see below for more details

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Description



This instrument is finely appointed with grade 'AAA' solid timbers and fine workmanship including a Buchannan custom designed rosette and truss rod cover, multiple hardwood side binding, rosewood heel cap, and white fingerboard side top position markers. The headstock is faced in rosewood with the Buchanan insignia. The mahogany neck is fitted with a rosewood fingerboard and inlaid with mother of pearl dot markers.

It has a solid European spruce soundboard with a solid birds eye maple back and sides.

The instrument is double (unison) strung.


Specification

Mandolin Type
Octave Mandola

Body

Body Shape
A-Style (Teardrop)
Body Soundhole Shape
Round hole
Build Type
All Solid
Instrument Top
Sitka Spruce
Hand Carved
Yes
Body Binding
Yes
Bridge
Rosewood

Neck

Neck Material
Mahogany
Fretboard
Rosewood
Nut Material
Bone
Nut Width
35mm
Truss Rod Fitted
Yes
Number of Frets
21
Scale Length
19.75" / 503mm

Headstock

Headstock Type
Solid
Headstock Material
Mahogany
Headstock Overlay
Rosewood
Tuning Pegs
Open geared side tuners

Finish

Finish
Gloss

Other

Right or Left Handed
Right Handed
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag
None

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