HARDWARE

MANDOLIN TAILPIECES
Designed and assembled in the workshop, they are investment cast in silicone bronze and feature a lock-pin hinged cover plate that is hand engraved,  silver plated and fitted with felt on the underside to dampen string vibration.

GUITAR TAILPIECES
Model 16 version is hand engraved, silver plated brass with hinged tail plate.
Model 16jr version is carved ebony with an embossed logo, silver plated brass hinged tail plate and string anchor block attached on the underside.

TUNERS
Highest quality tuners available with mother of pearl or ebony buttons and adjustable worm shaft for long lasting and smooth tuning action.

PICKGUARDS
Made from celluloid tortoiseshell and bound in ivoroid.  F hole models attach with a screw-on bracket. Oval hole models and Model 16jr guitars attach with an adjustable cam clamp holder.

BRIDGES
Machined from dense black ebony with accurate string compensation machined into the adjustable saddles. Small radius knurled thumb wheels.

FRETWIRE
JESCAR Gold EVO wire is standard on all models unless otherwise requested.
Mandolin/mandola .053" wide #37053
Octave/m'cello/guitar .080" wide #43080

 Pearl button Waverlys w/tooling

 f hole models    oval hole models

      guitar

        mandolin

N.B.  Apart from tuners, all hardware is made here in the shop from solid brass, nickel, ebony, celluloid and mother of pearl.