Humidifying your mandolin

I received this email from a customer …  I purchased a Gallatin mandolin from your shop for my wife back in the spring.  We live in MN, and cold weather has finally hit which means our radiators are on.  I know that it’s generally recommended to humidify guitars, just wondering […]

Tap Tuning Mandolins

Tap tuning is often regarded as synonymous with Lloyd Loar as he is highly respected for applying the concept to Gibson mandolins.  Lloyd spoke of Stradivari’s plate tuning on violins and using a similar process he creating some of the finest sounding mandolins available today.  Both would tap on and adjust […]