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UPDATED December 31, 2010

 


ABOUT MY MANDOLINS

  • styles:
    • A4 traditional tear drop shape with oval hole
    • A5 tear drop shape with f-holes
    • A4 Peter Ostroushko edition - wide neck, flat fingerboard, exceptionally deep V-neck
       
    • F4 - more ornate with added points and scroll - oval hole
    • F5 - more ornate with added points and scroll - f-holes
       

    neck and scroll in quilted maple

  • scale length: standard 13 7/8 inches
  • head stock: unique Baird design reflecting my personal taste for elegance and simplicity
  • humidity control: all instruments are built at 40 - 45 per cent relative humidity at 22 - 24º Celsius
  • bracing style: unique pre-stressed, laminated
     
  • wood:
    • tops: engelmann spruce or European spruce
    • back/sides: - big leaf maple: curly or quilted
    • neck: usually big leaf curly maple
    • fret board: ebony

 



Gavin Baird | Sheba Musical Instruments
| Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada |

phone: (204) 772-7150
email: mandolin@mts.net



 


Headstock with GB logo and traditional vine


Headstock with GB logo and customized maple leaf inlay