Buchanan Mandolin - Spruce and Koa

£1,099.00

A brilliant sounding and looking Hawaiian Koa mandolin from the excellent British luthier Thomas Buchanan. Finely appointed 'Flat Top' instrument with solid Hawaiian Koa back and sides and a solid European Sitka Spruce soundboard. Also features bird eye maple body binding.

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Description

This instrument is finely appointed with grade 'AAA' solid timbers and fine workmanship including a Buchanan custom designed rosette, a 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 Hawaiian Koa back and sides.

Specification

Mandolin Type
Mandolin

Body

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

Neck

Neck Material
Mahogany
Fretboard
Ebony
Nut Material
Ebony
Nut Width
1 3/16" (30mm)
Number of Frets
18
Scale Length
14" (356mm)

Headstock

Headstock Type
Solid
Tuning Pegs
Open geared side tuners
Tuner Buttons
Black Plastic

Finish

Colour
Natural
Finish
Gloss

Other

Right or Left Handed
Right Handed

Customer reviews

5 / 5
1 review for Buchanan Mandolin - Spruce and Koa
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Brian Derry
10/04/2023
Quality, hand-made instrument with a quality sound. If you are interested in the mandolin family Buchanan’s are well worth a try. Visit Eagle Music and be seduced!
Rated 5 out of 5

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