When is a guitar not a mandola? Or a guitar? When it's both, of course! (sounds like some kind of weird extentialistic question...). A hearty round of applause goes to @mattharris75 this month for his unique marriage of the two instruments, the gDola-1.
Top Wood: Redwood
Back and Sides: Locally milled Cherry
Headplate/Backstrap/Finger Rest: Macassar Ebony
Finish: Shellac and Tru Oil
Video (recorded prior to the finishing process, obviously):