Constructing a Bluegrass Mandolin Mandolin Reference Series: Reference Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation Format: Softcover Composer: Roger H. Siminoff. This beautifully detailed manual gives clear, step-by-step directions from raw materials to a magnificently finished mandolin through the use of simply-stated texts, photos and templates. Written by one of America’s foremost authorities on acoustic instruments. 56 pages, spiral bound, including 19 full-sized blueprints covering each phase of construction. Also features a glossary of terms which enable the reader to more easily follow the instructions.