The Standard

This model is a solid 11″ openback that includes all the elements I personally prefer in a banjo, making it the standard on which I base most of my instruments. The Standard has a classic Buckbee style peghead, brass rod tonering, 25.5″ scale, and all aged brass hardware. This one performs great solo, or in a jam setting.

Example shown with cherry neck

Price – $1500

Basic Specs
  • Cherry Neck
  • “Buckbee”, or Square Peghead Shape
  • Richlite or Rosewood Peghead Overlay
  • Black 11″ Maple Ply Rim 
  • Brass Rod Tonering
  • 14 Aged Brass Hooks and Lugs
  • Aged Brass Gotoh Tuners
  • 25.5” Scale Length
  • Richlite or Rosewood Fingerboard
  • 1.25” Nut Width
  • Copper Side Dots @ 3, 7, 10, 12, 15
  • Handmade Aged Brass Tension Hoop
  • Aged Brass No-Knot Tailpiece
  • Renaissance Head
  • Dobson Style Heel
  • Frailing Scoop
  • 2-way Adjustable Truss Rod
Options
  • Dobson Tonering
    $120
  • Goatskin Head
    $100
  • Walnut Neck
    $50
  • Fingerboard Dots (mother of pearl)
    $30
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Examples & Builds

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