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Welcome to Isola Mandolins, a one man shop dedicated to building the finest handcrafted mandolins available. Luthier Jim Knighton has many years of experience building Loar inspired F5,F4,H4 and A styles with superb tonal qualities and craftsmanship. My goal is to build a heirloom quality mandolin that takes your playing to the next level. 

Browse the current selection of available F5's and A5's.  

Please contact me for questions, more information, or details/specifics on any mandolin.

If you live in the Seattle, Bellingham or Tacoma area, I offer an in home "test drive" and evaluation. Of course Zoom and FaceTime are other options. The Contact link above has more info.

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