H-5 Mandola tops and backs.  Click on image to see Mandola Gallery.
Exact cnc carving on F-5 scroll does nearly all the work.  Click on the image above to see Mandolin Gallery.
Inside Body Mold and Template Sets

Used by violin builder for centuries, not only is the inside body mold the simplest method for building a rim set, it also gives the best results.  Using an inside body mold ensures that the blocks are exactly where they should be and makes bending sides and assembly much easier.

Click HERE to for photos and instructions on using and inside body mold.
F-5 Mandolin Inside Body Mold and Template Set:
-3/4" Baltic Birch Plywood Inside Mold
-Full Body Template with F-holes and tone bars
-Inside Body Mold Template
-Headstock Template
-F-5 Mandolin Plans, folded.  These are original plans based on the study of ten Loar signed F-5 instruments.

$95
H-5 Mandola Inside Body Mold and Template Set:
-3/4" Baltic Birch Plywood Inside Mold
-Full Body Template with F-holes and tone bars
-Inside Body Mold Template
-Headstock Template
-H-5 Mandola Drawings, folded.  These are original drawings from a Loar signed Gibson H-5.  They are as accurate as you can get.  Though not as complete as the F-5 plans, the drawing contains the most important dimensions needed to build the instrument.
$105