Saturday, December 30, 2006

Evergreen Mandolin by Oregon Luthier: Jerry Nolte

Pictured to the Right:
Englemann Spruce & Big Leaf Maple A style Mandolin
Luthier: Jerry Nolte

Back & sides: High curl Bigleaf Maple
Top: Englemann Spruce
Neck: High-curl Bigleaf Maple
The necks have a 1/8" ebony insert for added strength and are 14 frets clear of the body.
The fret scale is a 14" long scale.
Fretboard & bridge: Ebony
Binding: Curl Maple with Ebony purfling.
Pickguard: Quilt Big leaf Maple
Peghead overlay is cut from the same Quilt Maple as the finger rest.
Bound and arched Fingerboard Shaded to Honey Amber Color and finished with a High Quality Hand rubbed Violin Varnish.Nolte uses only MASTER GRADE, Traditional Violin Family Woods that he has sawn from split bolts and air Dryed.This instrument is Available at THE CROW.

List Price: $2,850.00
Hard shell "Ameritage suspension" case included


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