Old Wave

product types: 

  • mandolas
  • mandolins
  • acoustic guitars
  • violins


Old Wave mandolins are hand made by William (Bill) Bussmann. Bussmann has been making mandlins since 1990, and apprenticed with a violin maker from 1992 to 1993. The mainstay of Bussman's business is in mandolins and mandolas, which he produces in about a dozen different shapes and sizes. Typically built to custom order and often for overseas customers.Bussman also makes some highly unsual mandolins, guitars and basses: including an upright  bass made from a Pontiac gas tank and watermelon shape mandolins.

Source: Old Wave website (9 October 2018)


Old Wave Mandolins Caballo , NM
United States
New Mexico US