Based in Austin, Texas, Ellis Mandolins builds some of the most sought-after contemporary mandolins around. A pioneer of applying CNC technology to instrument building through his Precision Pearl business, which supplies inlays and more to the industry, luthier Tom Ellis also extensively uses CNC in the creation of his mandolins. This video provides a walk-through shop tour, showing many of the steps involved in Ellis’s building process.
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An artful short film of Josh Lutrell going through the finishing process on a custom A-style Ellis Mandolin, shot on a RED Gemini 5K camera.Read More