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  • The Northfield Workshop Artist F-5 4th Generation Mandolin is crafted using the finest materials and hardware. The finished product is an incredible instrument with exquisite tone that closely matches the best that historical instruments have to offer. This one has an impressive one-piece back, the graceful "Rivers Edge" headstock inlay and pearl tuner buttons. Plus, the new, lightweight Airloom Tūra Carbon Fiber case is included.
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  • Top: Adirondack (Red) Spruce
  • Sides / 1-Piece Back / Neck: Highly figured Sugar Maple from Vermont or Michigan
  • Tailpiece: Gilchrist
  • Nut Width: 1-1/8"
  • String Spacing: 1.5"
  • Neck Shape: Soft V
  • Fingerboard Radius: 5.7" at nut, 7.7" at 20th fret
  • Tuners: Waverly tuners with pearl buttons
  • Binding: Side or Top triple bound
  • Pick Guard: Bound ebony
  • Bridge / Fingerboard: Premium Ebony
  • Finish: Shellac with French polished top layers
  • Finish Color: Cremona Burst, meticulously hand-shaded
  • Tone Bar Construction: 2 Bar
  • Scale Length: 13-7/8" (front edge of E string)
  • Inlay: MOP dots and "River's Edge" headstock pattern
  • Tailpiece: Gilchrist
  • Case: Airloom Tūra Carbon Fiber case (new for 2022)
  • Built collaboratively between the Northfield shops in Marshall, Michigan and Qingdao, China

Northfield Workshop Artist F-5 4th Generation Mandolin With Custom Features

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Limited Warranty Included

SKU: N4G-CUST

Regular price
$7,995 USD
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$7,995 USD
The Northfield Workshop Artist F-5 4th Generation Mandolin is crafted using the finest materials and hardware. The finished product is an incredible instrument with exquisite tone that closely matches the best that historical instruments have to offer. This one has an impressive one-piece back, the graceful "Rivers Edge" headstock inlay and pearl tuner buttons. Plus, the new, lightweight Airloom Tūra Carbon Fiber case is included.
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More Details

  • Top: Adirondack (Red) Spruce
  • Sides / 1-Piece Back / Neck: Highly figured Sugar Maple from Vermont or Michigan
  • Tailpiece: Gilchrist
  • Nut Width: 1-1/8"
  • String Spacing: 1.5"
  • Neck Shape: Soft V
  • Fingerboard Radius: 5.7" at nut, 7.7" at 20th fret
  • Tuners: Waverly tuners with pearl buttons
  • Binding: Side or Top triple bound
  • Pick Guard: Bound ebony
  • Bridge / Fingerboard: Premium Ebony
  • Finish: Shellac with French polished top layers
  • Finish Color: Cremona Burst, meticulously hand-shaded
  • Tone Bar Construction: 2 Bar
  • Scale Length: 13-7/8" (front edge of E string)
  • Inlay: MOP dots and "River's Edge" headstock pattern
  • Tailpiece: Gilchrist
  • Case: Airloom Tūra Carbon Fiber case (new for 2022)
  • Built collaboratively between the Northfield shops in Marshall, Michigan and Qingdao, China