Stone Banjo Company

Old-Time Handcrafted Quality

Open Back 5-String Banjos

Affordable Price



Stone Banjo Company (SBC) builds handcrafted, affordable OPEN BACK banjos that meet the following goals:

· Provide customers a Quality, Solid, Handcrafted Banjo

· Player friendly with great tone

· Affordable Price

· Made in USA (in my shop) - No CNC. Rasp, scraper, file, clamps, and dedication.

· Built using Appalachian Hardwoods

· Custom banjo services (see Customize your Banjo menus)

· Craftmanship and Appeal – Pride in Ownership

· 25.5 scale ; 26.25 scale, A-Scale, LEFTY, whatever you want

· PARTIAL INTERNAL RESONATORS - 11 or 12 inch rims (Click 22088 and 22094X)

· Tunneled 5th string

· Curved or straight scoop

· Tone Ring Installation - Rolled Brass, Dobson, etc.

· 1.35+ to 1.25 inch nut width - whatever you want

· 11-inch or 12 inch rims

· Fretless with fret guides

· Half-fret fretboard (21039-X)

· 11-inch or 12 inch rims

· CUSTOM TENSION HOOPS - Building custom Stone Banjo Company (SBC) Brass Tension Hoops. All handmade and a great addition to the one-of-a-kind banjos. Take a look at the more recent additions to the family under the "Custom Gallery", "Sold" and "For Sale" menus and you will see these tension hoops are attractive and a perfect fit to Stone Banjos.

· Great Customer Service (see Warranty)

· Receive Referrals and Recommendations – Tell a friend

My overall goal is to build one-of-a-kind handcrafted banjos that customers find pride in owning and playing. Thanks for visiting my website and take a moment to navigate and review the menus.

Thanks and have a good day

Steve Gerritsen - Owner and Builder

Note: Photo - Redrock Campground - Dolly Sods, West Virginia

#21045X - 5th STRING TUNNELING (click link) - Alternative to the typical design, moving the 5th string tuner to the peghead for unobstructed play.

NEW - Brass Scoop (21037-X)

NEW - HALF-FRET fretboard (21039-X)


Give me a call and design your next custom banjo

STAY TUNED for more. Always busy in the shop.