Five-String Cigar Box Mandolin

Built following the 1922 Cigar Box Mandolin plans. 14" scale length. Tuned in 5ths: CGDAE. Basically a mandolin & mandola combined into one. Rough cut 2x4 & an old broomstick for the neck. Tin frets. Old hardwood flooring for the tuners, nut, bridge & saddle. Bailing wire for the "tailpiece".

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Comment by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear on January 11, 2017 at 12:59pm

Definitely looks rustic, even antique. If I hadn't been told differently here I'd have believed if someone told me it was from the 19th century! Great, great look and I want one times a zillion.

Comment by Jerry Jordan on January 10, 2017 at 12:36pm

anyone see a phallic symbol .,.,.?? 

Comment by Bluesheart on December 24, 2016 at 12:06pm

Amazing. You have mastered the relic look!

Comment by Jason Rosentreter on December 19, 2016 at 6:16pm
Thank you
Comment by AGP # on December 19, 2016 at 3:13pm

"Well Done," certainly captured the Rustic/Antique look!!!!!!

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