Recent custom banjos

I haven’t been posting any new banjos on the Banjos page lately, but it’s not that I haven’t been making banjos, they’ve just all been custom ones built to order lately.  #60 was a full fretted version of #59 with a Kershner tailpiece.


#61 was my first plectrum banjo, also from walnut and a 12″


#62 is an ash 12″ made with all local woods from here on the farm.  It went up to TAUNY ( in Canton along with my first chicken head fiddle to be part of an exhibit on local instruments, and will be back in late fall.  I didn’t think to take pictures before I sent it off.

#63 is like #60, but with a 29″ scale length so it can be tuned down to E.  Like a longneck, but with the 5th string still at the 5th fret like a regular banjo.


#64 through #68 will all be done by the end of this month, if all goes according to plan.

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