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.

"I am very glad I found your website back when I was searching for a bouzouki and got both the mandolin and bouzouki from you. They are such nice instruments. Thanks for building them for me!"

- James Lummis, USA
Big Celtic O mandolin
Celtic mandolin rear headstock
celtic mandolin headstock
Celtic mandolin tailpiece
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Big Celtic O mandolin back
Big O Celtic mandolin full
Big Celtic O mandolin back view
Celtic O mandolin close up
  • Material

    Soundboard – 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.
  • Hardware

    Tuners - Gotoh 510

    Frets - hand polished Evo gold frets

    Nut and saddle - hand polished bone.

    Tailpiece - custom made, hand polished solid brass.

    Tailpiece - polished, lacquered brass.
  • Dimensions

    body width - 300mm
    body length - 300mm
    depth at tail - 50mm
    nut width - 8st 34mm 10st 38mm
    scale length - 347mm