1/2 Fret Alert!!!

A local fantastic banjo player/teacher focusing on Round Peak Style called me and initiated discussion of a design to replicate the Round Peak Style banjos of NC/VA.  Includes a 1 mm thick brass plate to the 7th fret, straight and shallow scoop, and fibryskin head.  In Jays hands, the anjo sings.  Link to a tune below>


Indian Rosewood Fretboard and Peghead Plate

Beautifully grained cherry neck

Truss Rod

25.5  scale

12-inch Block Cherry  thin rim (0.40 inch) 

Wood tone ring

Fibryskin head

Aged Brass Planetary Tuners  and hardware

1.35 inch nut width 

Walnut  Dowel 

No Armrest 

Built for Jay in Confluence, PA