Jacobson Nautilus #31

Nautilus #31 Mandolin
13 7/8” scale
Sitka spruce top
Open X bracing
New S-shaped sound holes in the f-hole location
1.875″ side depth
Highly figured hard birdseye maple back, dyed dark reddish brown
5-piece birdseye maple neck w/ carbon fiber reinforcement
Compound radius Gabon ebony fretboard w/ small maple side markers, Buckeye burl blocks and birdseye maple block at 12th fret
Buckeye burl headstock with curly maple script logo
1 1/16? nut width, standard compound radius
C shaped neck, medium profle
.080? x .040? frets (“Banjo frets”)
Modern thin varnish finish

There is no plastic binding — the laminated sides act as binding, and the fretboard feels just like a bound neck (undercut fret tangs, and the fret slots do not extend to the edge)

Jacobson ebony and maple bridge, ebony saddle
Jacobson engraved and selectively darkened brass tailpiece with birdseye maple frame

Rubner tuning machines with matte brass finish and black PVC buttons, teflon bearings

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