Choice select woods, domestic and
exotic, hand carved, dyed to match
many popular colors and bursts.
Finished in Tung oil, lacquer, or just
sanded and polished to a satin glow.
Some are inlaid with MOP and Paua
Abalone. Whether it is  a stylish
standard model or the ergonomic
McClung style you are sure to be
pleased with the workmanship and
affordable price .
Hill Country Stringworks
Hand crafted mandolin accessories from the Texas Hill Country, including the
innovative  McClung  armrest,  pickguards, & truss rod covers. As well as
various  hand made  instruments and unique items.
Welcome to my website and my
passion.  I craft finely made
accessories for mandolin and
guitar using domestic and exotic
woods. Plus, an instrument here
and there.

My most popular item is the
McClung mandolin armrest.
Its unique angle makes it one of
the best playing aids on the
market. You gotta
check it out.

about me             Doug Edwards
Mandolin Armrests
Got a question?
email or call  817-239-6425
Curly Maple McClung on a
Collings MT
Bound Ebony PG and Ebony
McClung on a Collings MT2
You'll be pleased with the look and
Abbreviated A style, F style, or Art Deco
there's one for you.  Not only a
pickguard to protect the top, but a
fingerest to aid in proper pick attack
and playing.
Offered unbound or bound with celluloid
I dabble with instrument making some
and will also have a used instrument
from time to time. Check back often for
the latest offerings.  Currently three in
progress, two F5's and an A5 style.

The same care I put into my other
projects go into everything I build.
Frequently asked questions
What other's are saying
about my products.
Customer photos
Maury River Blues
Jesse uses a McClung!
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HCS 2012
Pick Boxes
$35 - $65
First Baptist Church Rockport, Tx sustained massive damage from
hurricane Harvey.  Not only structural damage but water damage
through out the church.  Pastor Dr Scott Jones and family are
longtime friends of ours. Please help by prayers and a tax
donation.  God Bless
I'm entering in to retirement, so availability of
products will be less. Those items with a
Buy Now are ready for sale.

I'll still have some offerings show up on the
website and mandolin cafe from time to time
but will not be able to offer custom pieces.  
New McClung's listed here