Instruments for Sale

12" Curly Maple Banjo with Dobson Tonering - $950 with free shipping or $50 off local pickup. SOLD




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Why so cheap? This banjo has features you might find on a banjo selling for $1,200 or more. I am selling at a low price for two reasons:
1.  I was making this neck as a custom reproduction neck for a customer, but I neglected one of his specifications. The neck was 90% completed when I discovered my error. I generally do not keep an inventory of instruments.
Specifically, I forgot to put a black veneer between the maple and the fingerboard. (Normally you see a black stripe from the side of the neck under the binding.)
2. During this pandemic, I have been investing in audio and video equipment. I would like to get a quick sale and have priced the banjo accordingly.
Why 27" scale and 20 frets? It places the bridge in the ideal location.
Wood - Maple
Construction - Three-piece with black center stripe. Black under binding.
Scale - 27” 20 frets
Volute - Yes
Truss Rod - Dual action truss rod, heel accessible
Peghead - shape Vega
Width at nut - 1.25”
Nut and fifth nut - Bone
Heel shape - Vega
Peghead overlay - Ebony
Heel cap - Ebony
Binding - Ivroid
Side dots - Black
Fingerboard inlay - Mother of pearl star and dots
Peghead inlay - Mother of pearl star
Spikes to capo the fifth string will be added at no cost to the purchaser
Bridge - Compensated 5/8”
Finish - Natural satin lacquer
Tuners - Gotoh
Wood - curly maple
OD - 12”
Tonering - Dobson
Purfling - Herringbone

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