FIVE STRING MANDOLIN BY JASON ROSENTRETER. Built following the 1922 Cigar Box Mandolin plans (linked below).

  • 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".

Extra:  This Salvaged Wood Lap Steel Guitar will be given away this Friday.  Details here on how you can win it.

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