Building quality, hand-crafted mandolins and fiddles, one at a time.

Don and Josh Paine of Pomeroy Instruments, makers of Mandolins & Fiddles

Welcome to our shop, high in the Rockies of Colorado.

Here at Pomeroy Instruments we’ve established a firm and consistent approach, combining traditional techniques with modern building concepts to create what we believe are some of the finest instruments you'll find anywhere. As a small custom shop our instruments are truly hand crafted, one at a time. Without the demands and pressures of a production oriented workplace, we’re able to focus on our love for the craft, creating unique, one of a kind instruments. We also harvest our own Colorado Engelmann spruce; see photos and learn more about this process here.

No matter what your musical tastes, you’ll find that "special tone" you’re looking for in one of our mandolins or fiddles. We invite you to explore our website and get to know us through our instruments and design philosophies. We always welcome questions. Please contact us for current pricing and building schedules. And thanks for dropping in.

Also, please take a look at a recent project where Don and Josh built a custom pair of mandolins, an F-4 and F-5 for a customer who wanted to have a matched pair.

Hi Don, Well, I've been playing your mandola at least an hour or two every day. I've been very blessed: there are many cases in my house with many fine instruments. Tastes and preferences are subjective, and I'm very hesitant to make such a declaration, but this mandola is the most satisfying instrument I have ever owned or ever played. If I were to spend a year on an island and could take but one instrument, this would be the one. Whatever you did, try to bottle it. It is magic and I am grateful. Thanks again, Bill"

- Bill O'Connor , owner of 2-point mandola #209

About Pomeroy Instruments

The signature Pomeroy sound... Rich, crisp tones that are at once full and resonant but with excellent pop and bark, all the way up the neck... every Bluegrass players dream.

We harvest our own Colorado Engelmann spruce! Learn more about our harvesting efforts...

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Call Us Don Paine
   p: (970) 274-0659
Josh Paine
   p: (970) 930-2022

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