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Mandolin #22: Hand carved F5 with Alaskan Sitka spruce top asymmetrical ‘A’ brace and bound F holes, big leaf AAA grade Maple back, rim block, and neck. Ebony headstock veneer and 13 7/8” compound radius fingerboard. 1 5/32” nut width. faux aged ivory block inlays, faux ebony inlayed into faux aged ivory headstock logo and torch design, wavy grain celluloid binding with BWB purfling. Black, bound, full size pickguard. Quilted maple reverse headstock veneer. Golden age, nickel plated tuners with ebony knobs, vintage style adjustable ebony bridge, Stew Mac nickel tailpiece, Faux ivory endpin. Maple blocks with African Mahogany kerfing. Handmade signed label. 2-tone vintage tobacco stain burst, with hand brushed violin oil varnish finish. one way 2-bar truss rod reinforced neck with ebony encased in faux aged ivory truss rod cover.

$6000 CDN- email me today


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Mandolin #21- Hand carved F5, with faux aged ivory inlays, 1 5/32” nut width, 13 3/4” scale, bearclaw sitka spruce top plate, flamed maple neck, rim, and back plate, ebony faceplate and fingerboard, faux ivory celluloid binding, BWB purfling, violin brown stain burst, brushed violin oil varnish finish, vintage celluloid tortoise shell pickguard, asymmetrical A brace, golden age machine tuners with ebony knobs, vintage adjustable bridge, stew mac nickel bridge, unbleached cow shin bone nut.

$5000 CDN- email me today



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Mandolin #20 Country King Deluxe model. 1 3/16” nut width, 13 3/4” scale on a flat Macassar ebony fingerboard. Alaskan Bearclaw Sitka spruce hand carved top plate, AAA grade flame maple sides, back, and neck (hand carved). Macassar ebony faceplate and truss rod cover. Quilted maple reverse headstock veneer. Mother of peal and plastic headstock inlays. Mother of pearl fingerboard triangle inlays. cream plastic binding. asymmetrical ‘A’ braced top. Golden age polished nickel machine tuners. adjustable ebony bridge. Stewart Macdonald nickel tailpiece GHS strings. 3 tone dark tobacco stain burst, with a super blonde shellac French polish finish. Truss rod reinforced dovetail neck with carved volute. Binded F holes.

$4750 CDN @ Myhres Music Edmonton,AB



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Mandolin #19-Country King Deluxe model. 3-point f style. 3 tone brown tobacco burst with a blonde shellac French polish finish. hand carved bearclaw Sitka spruce top with bound f-holes. one piece hand carved flame maple back, flame maple neck and rim block, Macassar ebony flat fingerboard with 22 frets and a 13 3/4” scale length, quilted maple front and back headstock veneers, synthetic natural material inlays, side dot fret markers, cream plastic binding throughout, golden age relic nickel machine tuners, traditional f style fingerboard taper, vintage ebony bridge, Stewart Macdonald nickel tailpiece, 1 1/8” nut width, truss rod reinforced flat sawn neck.




Byron Myhre playing some tunes

Mandolin #18- Loar 1923 design. 2 tone Tobacco burst with blonde shellac french polish. Flame maple back sides and neck. bearclaw Sitka spruce top. Macassar ebony fingerboard and synthetic aged ivory inlays and truss rod cover. synthetic red tortoise shell binding.




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Mandolin #17 country king model. Alaskan Bearclaw Sitka spruce, macassar ebony flat fingerboard, synthetic vintage ivory inlays, flame maple back, sides and neck. cream plastic binding.

$2300 USD @Gruhn Guitars Nashville, TN



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Mandolin #15 country king model- Synthetic bone inlays, flamed maple back, sides, and neck. sitka spruce top, and a cutaway scroll.



Acoustic Repairs

Classical mandolin restoration

Repair Price List

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Blueberry Bluegrass Festival 2019

Joey McKenzie of the Western Flyers playing Mandolin #22

Jeremy Stephens of High Fidelity playing #22

Ryan Shotton of Rugged Little Thing playing #22

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Me and my sister Avril hanging out at the Johansson Mandolins booth.



5-panel, all black, Trucker hat

$25 CDN + shipping



Johansson Mandolins was founded by Ross Johansson in Earlie district, Alberta, Canada, where he’s been handcrafting high quality mandolins for 10+ years.

RR2 Kitscoty, Alberta, Canada

T0B 2P0



“Absolute top notch hand made mandolins, they sound even better than they look (and they look amazing!)” - Seph Custer


Send me a message if you'd like to know more about any of these mandolins or about custom builds.

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Available at these fine retailers

Gruhn Guitars Nashville, Tennessee.

Myhre’s Music Edmonton, Alberta.