Let’s Build A Mandolin - Tom Ellis and F5 Special #464 - Part 3

The top and back plates of Ellis #464 head to Tom's bench for shaping and voicing.

By Scott R. - 9 days ago
 
 
 

Let’s Build A Mandolin - Tom Ellis and F5 Special #464 - Part 2

In our second installment, take a look at the process for side bending and the assembly of the rim set for Ellis #464.

By Scott R. - 2 months ago
 
 
 

Let’s Build A Mandolin - Tom Ellis and F5 Special #464

Tom Ellis has been building some of the best mandolins in the world in his Austin, TX shop. See what goes into the build of a beautifully hand carved F5 Special as it comes to life on Tom's bench.

By Scott R. - 2 months ago
 
 

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