Unless specified to the contrary, all of our "Vintage By Design" Artist Model mandolins include:

  • Unique Wienman "VBD" build methodology and signature voice
  • well seasoned, hand graduated, and tap tuned Adirondack spruce tops
  • well seasoned, hand graduated, and tap tuned eastern maple backs
  • tap tuned Adirondack tone bar bracing
  • ebony fingerboards and peghead overlays
  • 1 1/8" bone nut
  • speed neck
  • soft V neck profile
  • engraved James tailpiece
  • adjustable truss rod
  • radiused fingerboard
  • individually compensated Loar period adjustable ebony bridge
  • ivoroid binding with side perfling top, back, fingerboard, and headstock
  • pearl logo and Wienman flowerpot headstock inlay
  • hand applied Cremona sunburst and varnish finish of our own making
  • custom setup
  • hard case (Bobelock molded supension case when available)
  • warranty 

For current pricing, build times, or to start a build, please contact Will or Wes Wienman anytime at:



Build Options:

  • "Bourbonburst" sunburst (bottom mandolin in picture below)
  • 1 3/16" nut width
  • flat fingerboard
  • custom neck profile
  • one piece presentation grade back (when available)
  • pickguard
  • Gold harware upgrade