Turkey Creek Mandolin Works

Custom Orders

Dragonfly!

Nene bird and Molokai

 

 

 

For an estimate and timeframe on a custom mandolin or to inquire about a currently available mandolin please call 303-570-9396 or email brad [at] tcmandolin[dot]com

 

Currently you can find one for sale at the Folklore Center or make an appointment to play the ones I have on hand.

 

http://www.DenverFolklore.com/

 

 

 

Custom Mandolin Options

 

Top: Colorado grown Engelmann Spruce, Sitka, or Adirondak (red) spruce hand graduated and tap tuned. Virzi available upon request

 

Back: Highly figured curly maple

 

Neck:  hard curly maple. Shaped between a u and a v. Adjustable truss rod.  The neck varies from instrument to instrument.

 

Peghead: Ebony veneer (sometimes walnut, cocobolo, or?) Abalone logo inlay, flowerpot, sconce, or ?

 

Nut: 1 1/8″ width from Ivory, Abalone or Pearl.  The nut width varies a bit from instrument to instrument.

 

Fingerboard: 22 frets usually. Compound 6 1/2″ to 10″ radius.

 

Frets: Stainless Steel or Evo Gold  w: .080″ h: .043″ Nickel/Silver w: .078 h: .038 Traditional n/s w: .053 h: .037

 

Binding: Grained Ivoroid/black/ivoroid, black, white, tortoise…

 

Hardware:Waverly or Alessi tuners, Engraved James tailpiece or Monteleone by Allen.   Custom Adjustable Ebony Bridge (my design)

 

Finish: 1704 Varnish or nitrocellulose lacquer coat over a variety of handrubbed sunbursts

 

Case: Comes with a shaped fiberglass case

 

F style price:  $6500

A style price:  $3500

 

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