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Here's a bridge designed and made by John Patterson for his octave mandola

 



Attached is a photo of the mandola bridge based on your design fitted on my flat top octave mandola.

I took the your mandola template and modified it to suite my Acoustica Mandola. Of cause the bottoms of the feet had to be flattened and I had to reduce the height considerably but I am very satisfied with the end result. To prove the point after I had the new bridge fitted a few days I refitted the original solid bridge and the difference was most noticeable. The instrument was much more lively with more volume and better tone with the new maple bridge.

Regards

John Patterson

Here's a photo of John's bridge:

picture of bridge on mandolin
 




 


 

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