Jacobson Nautilus Mandolin #34

Sitka spruce top, natural blonde finish
Nouveau F-holes with parallel tone bar bracing
Jarrah burl headstock overlay with curly maple Jacobson script inlay. Celtic knot on headstock.
1.2″ block depth
Highly figured Bigleaf maple back, quarter sawn, natural blonde finish
5-piece padauk neck w/ curly maple and black center laminations
Compound radius Gabon ebony fretboard w/ small dot markers side of fretboard.
Jarrah burl block inlays on 3rd, 5th, 7th, 10th, and 15th fret, maple Claddagh inlay at 12th fret
1 3/16? nut width, standard compound radius
Zero fret w/ ebony string spacer
C shaped neck, full profile proportional to 1 3/16” nut width
.080? x .040? frets (“Banjo frets”)
Modern thin varnish finish, speed neck

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

Jacobson padauk bridge base, ebony saddle compensated for D’Addario J73’s or J74’s
Jacobson engraved brass tailpiece with ebony frame
Gloss black nickel and brass Rubner tuning machines with Teflon bearings and ebony buttons
Ameritage rectangular case