This Ashbury style A flat top mandolin has a solid spruce top with round sound hole and a striking solid figured maple back, and sides with white binding. The bridge is locally sourced Senna Siamea with a buffalo bone saddle the rosette is abalone.
The neck is sapele, the hardwood finger board and head stock overlay is Senna Siamea, it has pearl position markers, the top nut is buffalo bone.The quality tuners and tail piece are gold coloured with black buttons.
It is fitted with 2 strap buttons and D'Addario medium EXP strings .012/.016/.026w/.040 and finished in deep gloss.
Ashbury have been constructing and distributing quality folk instruments since 1996. They have a variety of factories in both Vietnam and Indonesia as well as China. The brand works with the long established luthier Phil Davidson to design and create each model which is tested and checked to produce an instrument that is both easy to play and provides a high quality sound. Their range covers all folk fretted instruments such as banjo, mandolin and bouzouki from beginner to professional level. Their handmade instruments, constructed in Vietnam, are created from the finest grade woods and made to exacting standards to produce some of the finest folk instruments in the market today.
- String gauges: .012/.016/.026w/.040w
- Nut width: 30mm
- Width at 12th fret: 41mm
- Scale length: 360mm
- Max body depth: 56mm
- Body width: 267mm
- No Frets: 19
- Overall body length: 350mm
- Overall Instrument length: 670mm
- Made in: Vietnam