Some Recent Work:   November 2017

Girouard Mandolins 


Girouard Mandolins, LLC

Glocester RI 02857

max@girouardmandolins.com

603-475-7883

Girouard Custom Shop

We are primarily a custom shop, building instruments to order.  Pricing on custom work is dependent on levels of appointments, hardware and wood costs.  We can build an instrument to your own specific requests. Please contact us for details.  Current wait times on custom builds is approximately 2 years.

We also have standard model instruments available at select dealers in the US and the UK.  

The Music Emporium, Lexington Massachusetts

Sylvan Music, Santa Cruz California

The Acoustic Music Company, Brighton UK


​​​​Standard Models:

For individuals who want an instrument, but don’t want to necessarily choose every option, we have developed a few standard models that you can choose from.  All models are made with The following:

Solid Spruce carved and hand graduated soundboard
Parallel tone bar braced for ff models, X braced for oval models
Solid Maple carved and hand graduated backboard
Maple neck and rim
Macassar Ebony fret board with compound radius
Macassar Ebony peg head overlay
Mother of Pearl script inlay and fret board position markers
Adjustable truss rod
Bone nut, 1 1/8th or 1 3/16th
13.875 scale length
Soft V neck shape
Medium fret wire
Metal screw in end pin
Girouard ebony compensated bridge
Varnish finish
Hard shell shaped case

Studio Model

Our Studio model was designed to be a simplistic instrument in terms of appointments.  As much care and effort goes into the build of our Studio model as one of our higher appointed instruments.  The focus of our studio model is playability and tone.


A5 or oval hole  $2900
Symmetrical 2pt  $3600
A Mandola $3400
A Octave $4000
F5 or G5  $5800


Top body bound only, single color
Stamped tailpiece engraved  
Rubner tuning machines with black buttons
Sunburst top with rich brown back sides and neck

*Studio Deluxe version available for $150 upcharge (sunburst all over or pumpkin top / red or brown back sides and neck).

Ensemble Model

Upgraded in appointments, the Ensemble model features added back binding, a James tailpiece and come standard with an all over sunburst.

A5 or oval hole $3500
Symmetrical 2pt $3900
A Mandola $3800
A Octave $4500
A Mandocello $5500
GBOM $5500
F5 or G5 $6300

Top and back body binding, single color
James Tailpiece (GBOM comes with trapeze style tailpiece)
Rubner tuning machines with black or ivoroid buttons
Complete sunburst finish

Concert Model

The concert model features complete binding, upgraded hardware and head stock inlay.

A5 or oval hole $4000
Symmetrical 2pt $4400
A Mandola $4300
A Octave $5000
A Mandocello $6000
GBOM $6000
F5 or G5   $7200


Top and back body binding, triple laminate
Fret board and head stock bound single color
James Tailpiece  (GBOM comes with trapeze style tailpiece)
Rubner tuning machines with Ivoroid or ebony buttons 
Sunburst finish

Concert Master

The Concert Master is the most ornate of our lineup.  Features complete binding in triple bound laminate, Rubner RMp tuners and master grade woods.

A5 or oval hole $5000
Symetrical 2pt $5800
A Mandola $5600
​A Octave $6500
A Mandocello $7300
GBOM $7300
F5 or G5 $8800