Distressed for a classic mandolin look, crafted for a vintage folk tone.
The Washburn M118SW F-style mandolin comes out of the box looking and feeling like a family heirloom. The mandolin is built on the popular F-style platform—a classic acoustic folk design belting out bright, powerful tone. It starts with a carved solid spruce top for warm, balanced tone right out of the box. The mandolin's back and sides are bookmatched carved solid flamed maple, offering tremendous beauty.
The ebony fingerboard over the maple neck offers a warm sustain, while the F-style mandolin design keeps your attack punchy and quick—ideal for chopping away in barn-burnin' bluegrass settings. A subtle rope purfling outlines the Florentine body, while the distressed Allan style tailpiece and distressed stained matte finish continue the vintage look. Four inline open-gear distressed tuning machines offer precise tuning with an aged appearance. The distressed wood and natural finish maintain a timeless folk look and sound that turns heads from parking lot jams to center stage.