The Shippey “Tone” Tenor mandolin is usually tuned CGDA (low to high) a fifth below a standard mandolin.
My standard scale length is 414mm.
It has a carved European Spruce top and carved European Maple back.


European Spruce carved top
Flame European maple back and sides (carved back)
Handmade Shippey Rosette and purfling
Bound Ebony Fingerboard
Brazilian mahogany neck
Ebony bridge
Bone nut and saddle
Ebony binding to top and back
414 mm scale length
35 mm nut width
315 mm body width
12″ compound radius fingerboard
Two way adjustable truss rod
Shippey tailpiece
Gotoh 510z 18:1 ratio tuners with Ebony buttons
Gloss or Satin Lacquer finish