A loud and open sounding bouzouki. The "Axe" features the unusual combination of flat-top and carved back. This allows it to be driven harder than flat-back instruments without loss of tone.

Usually tuned GDAE an octave below a standard mandolin. 58 cm scale The "Axe" features the unusual combination of flat-top and carved back. This allows it to be driven harder than flat-back instruments without loss of tone.

The Shippey “Tone” Octave mandolin (often called ‘octave mandola’) is usually tuned a full octave below a standard mandolin. My standard scale length is 580mm (23″) and is great for both melody and chord playing. It has a carved spruce top and carved Sycamore or maple back and is powerful and resonant.

"Artist" 10-string mandolin . A unique large body design, the "Artist" is voiced more like a mandola in the low register, but maintains a bright top end. Usually tuned CGDAE (low to high) Scale length is similar to eight string mandolins at: 365mm (14.4")

A mandolin with a unique tone. Powerful and open sounding with a robust bottom end. The "Axe" features the unusual combination of flat-top and carved back.

A sweet and a slightly woody sounding mandolin. The "Tone" features the traditional combination of carved front and back plates.