Very nicely grained cherry neck, persimmon fretboard (always a crown favorite), 12-inch block walnut rim. Complete with a Rolled Brass Tone Rim and frosted head to complement this banjo for Read, a 3-finger player.      

Persimmon Fretboard

Curly walnut Peghead Plate

Cherry  Neck with Dobson heel

Truss Rod

12-inch block walnut rim

Custom SBC Rolled Brass tone ring

Frosted head

Brass Planetary Tuners 

1.35 inch nut width

Aged Brass hardware

Walnut Dowel 

Curly Walnut Armrest 

Built for Read  in New England