The "Royston Special"

Fun project with Leslie from Washington.  Custom fretless ziricote fretboard.   Crazy beautiful grain.  Turquoise insets from the Royston Mine in peghead and armrest.  Steam bent cherry rim, Curved scoop.  Nice mahogany neck with great grain pattern/color.  A one One-of-a-kind.    

25.5 Scale banjo

African Mahogany neck

Fretless Ziricote fretboard

Ziricote peghead plate

Renaissance head

Gotoh brass Planetary Tuners 

1.35 inch nut width

11-INCH -Steam bent cherry rim with mahogany rim cap

Aged brass hardware

Custom SBC tension hoop

Cherry Dowel Stick

Ziricote Armrest (with turquoise inset) 

Nylgut Strings, custom Ziricote tailpiece

Built for Leslie in Washington