The Big Celtic O mandolin has a sweet European sound with a little more sustain than a traditional American mandolin.
If you’d like a fine handmade mandolin, and you want the best, get in touch through the contact form at the bottom of the page.
MaterialSoundboard – mature seasoned European spruce
Back and sides – there are many options - mahogany, maple, figured mahogany, wenge, ziricote or figured bubinga.
Neck - mahogany.
Fretboard - fine Sri Lanka ebony or ancient bog oak.
Bridge - rocklite ebano, ebony or maple.
HardwareTuners - Gotoh 510
Frets - hand polished Evo gold frets with hand polished semi hemispherical ends.
Nut and saddle - hand polished bone.
Tailpiece - custom made, hand polished solid brass.
Tailpiece - polished, lacquered brass.
Dimensionsbody width - 300mm
body length - 300mm
depth at tail - 50mm
nut width - 8st 34mm 10st 38mm
scale length - 347mm