Girouard Mandolins

Girouard Mandolins

Max and Lauri Girouard are a husband wife team building fine hand crafted instruments out of New England. Girouard Mandolins focus is to build mandolin and mandolin family instruments that are easily playable, sound fantastic and look great. While many of the designs and building methods are steeped in tradition, they also pride themselves in bringing new ideas to the table and crafting truly unique instruments.

  1. Girouard A4

    Girouard A4

    In stock
    This A4 form Max and Lauri is very loud with fantastic depth and richness of tone. It has great response and volume. Gorgeous in looks and sound and it plays beautifully.

    Top Wood: Red Spruce
    Back, Side, Neck Wood: Red Maple
    Scale Length: 13.875
    Fretboard and Peghead overlay Wood: Macassar
    Fretboard Radius: Compound (7.25 at nut - 12 at bridge)
    Nut Type: Bone
    Fret Size: 043 x 080
    Fret Type: EVO Gold
    Fretboard Dots: MOP
    Neck Reinforcement: Truss Rod
    Neck Shape: Soft V shape
    Tailpiece: Stamped Engraved
    Tuners: Rubner
    Hardware Color: Silver
    Strap Button: None
    End Pin: Black screw in type
    Binding: Ivoroid top bound
    Pickguard: None
    Bridge: Girouard bridge
    Inlay: Girouard Script
    Strings: Curt Mangan
    Action height: low (0.060 bass 0.055 treble)
    Case: Superior

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  2. Girouard A5 Quilted Maple (used)

    Girouard A5 Quilted Maple (used)

    Out of stock
    Max and Lauri pull it off again, a stunning A5 with spectacular quilted maple back and sides and fantastic tone. Lots of the signature Girouard sound, thick and full with great bass, warm mids and clear bell-like trebles, plus plenty of volume and cut for the bluegrassers out there. A very fine mandolin for all styles.

    Sitka spruce top, quilted maple back and sides, bone nut, radiused macassar ebony fretboard, macassar ebony headstock veneer, Cumberland Acoustics ebony bridge, Grover tuners and a Travelite case.

    In excellent condition.

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  3. Girouard A5

    Girouard A5

    Out of stock
    Another amazing mandolin from Max and Lauri. It has a fantastic chop for bluegrassers with great volume and lots of depth and warmth in the basses and mids, making it a great all-rounder, fantastic for anything from classical to old time music and bluegrass.

    Red (Adirondack) spruce top, red maple back/sides/neck, Macassar ebony fretboard and peghead overlay, compound radius fretboard, evo gold fretwire, bone nut, Girouard ebony bridge Rubner tuners and TKL hardshell case.

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  4. Girouard F5

    Girouard F5

    Out of stock
    Wow! This is another beauty from Max and Lauri. It has a very strong tone with an amazing full and loud chop for the bluegrassers and much, much more. The bass notes are very full and well defined, the mids complex and full of character and the trebles clear and 'fat'. Great for just about any mandolin style.

    With Travellite case.

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