Based upon a recently discovered Barnes & Mullins ‘Abbott’ mandolin from the early 20th century, the BM400 can be described as a folk-style instrument with its round soundhole and flat-top and flat-back design and overhanging fingerboard.
Top: Solid Spruce,
Back and Sides: Okoume,
Bridge: Composite Wood,
Sound Bar: Spruce,
Machineheads: Side-mounted open gear.