Beautiful custom banjo for my triathlete friend in Tucson, AZ.

Tunneled 5th string

Tigerwood fretboard, Ebony peghead plate, inlayed eagle  from DePaule Supply in peghead and 1881 flying eagle quarter inlayed into scoop.   Dark walnut neck and rim with Dobson Tone Ring.    Great banjo with the Dobson tone.  

Tigerwood Fretboard

Ebony Peghead Plate

Dark walnut Neck

TUNNELED 5th String

12-inch block walnut rim 

Dobson tone ring

Renaissance head

Rickard 1:10 Aged Brass Planetary Tuners 

1.35 inch nut width

Curved  Scoop

Custom inlays

Aged Brass hardware

Cherry Dowel Stick

Ebony Armrest (Nice addition)

Hawktail tailpiece

Built for Kevin in Tucson, AZ