Banjo #025

12" hand-hammered spunover brass pot with walnut insert and honey-locust tonering, slot-head with zebrawood face, 25.5" scale length, carbon fiber neck reinforcement, 24 hooks, 1-piece walnut neck, hand-rubbed hempseed oil, beeswax and shellac finish, slotted 5th string, frailing scoop, brass side dot-markers, Dobson heel, rosewood fingerboard, hand-crafted notched antiqued brass tension hoop, Balsam Hawktail tailpiece, water buffalo horn nut, goatskin head finished with propolis.







Banjo #024

"Ida Red" - Slot-head banjo, 12" cherry pot french polished with rosewood rim-cap, hand-crafted rolled-brass tonering, 25.5" scale length, carbon fiber neck reinforcement, 18 hooks, 1-piece cherry neck, hand-rubbed hempseed oil, beeswax and propolis finish, slotted 5th string, frailing scoop, brass dot-markers, fiddle-style heel with bloodwood cap, bloodwood peghead face, rosewood ebony fingerboard, hand-crafted notched antiqued brass tension hoop, antiqued brass hardware, antiqued Grover nickel tuners, handcrafted bridge, Balsam Banjoworks "Hawkeye" tailpiece, water buffalo horn nut, goatskin head finished with propolis.







Banjo #023

 12" hand-hammered spunover brass pot with walnut insert, slot-head with zebrawood face, 25.5" scale length, carbon fiber neck reinforcement, 18 hooks, 1-piece walnut neck, hand-rubbed hempseed oil, beeswax and shellac finish, slotted 5th string, frailing scoop, brass side dot-markers, Dobson heel, rosewood fingerboard, hand-crafted notched antiqued brass tension hoop, Balsam Hawktail tailpiece, water buffalo horn nut,  goatskin head finished with propolis.









Banjo #022

Slot-head banjo, 11" cherry pot French polished with rosewood rim-cap, hand-crafted rolled-brass tonering, 25.5" scale length, carbon fiber neck reinforcement, 18 hooks, 3-piece cherry neck with walnut center strip, hand-rubbed hempseed oil, beeswax and propolis finish, slotted 5th string, frailing scoop, brass side dot-markers, boat heel with bloodwood cap, bloodwood peghead face, rosewood fingerboard, hand-crafted notched antiqued brass tension hoop, antiqued raw-brass hardware, Fielding-style bridge, Balsam Banjoworks Hawktail tailpiece, water buffalo horn nut, goatskin head finished with propolis.









Banjo #021

12" hand-hammered spunover brass pot with walnut insert, slot-head with Micarta "mother of coffee bag" face, 26.1875" scale length, spiral-bound flesh-hoop, carbon fiber neck reinforcement, 18 hooks, 1-piece walnut neck, hand-rubbed hempseed oil, beeswax and shellac finish, slotted 5th string, frailing scoop, brass side dot-markers, Dobson heel, Richlite fingerboard, hand-crafted notched antiqued brass tension hoop, Balsam Hawktail tailpiece, water buffalo horn nut, Menzies goatskin head finished with propolis.












Banjo #020

11" slot-head banjo, 1/4" thick maple pot with walnut stain and French polished with Dobson heel, Dobson tonering, 25.5" scale length, carbon fiber neck reinforcement, 18 hooks,1-piece walnut neck, hand-rubbed hempseed oil, beeswax and shellac finish, slotted 5th string, frailing scoop, brass dot-markers, zebrawood peghead face, rosewood fingerboard, hand-crafted notched antiqued brass tension hoop, Fielding-style bridge, no-knot tailpiece, water buffalo horn nut, calfskin head finished with propolis.


Banjo #019


 11" slot-head banjo, 1/4" thick maple pot with walnut stain and French polished with Dobson heel, hand-crafted rolled-brass tonering, 24.5" scale length, carbon fiber neck reinforcement, 18 hooks,1-piece walnut neck, hand-rubbed hempseed oil, beeswax and shellac finish, slotted 5th string, frailing scoop, brass dot-markers, zebrawood peghead face, hickory fingerboard, hand-crafted notched antiqued brass tension hoop, Fielding-style bridge, no-knot tailpiece, water buffalo horn nut, calfskin head finished with propolis. Scoop inlay design by Henry Crane.