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".
Started by Glenn Selwitz in Cool gear discussion - that's not cigar box related. Last reply by the anonymous pick yesterday. 52 Replies 1 Like