Gourd Banjos by Barry
Welcome to my Gourd Banjo website. My name is Barry Sholder, and I am the maker of Barry Sholder Gourd Banjos and Barry Sholder Gourd Ukulele. When I make one of my instruments, I approach the building process as an organic sculpture taking into consideration the color and texture of exotic woods , shape and size of the gourds, color contrast. These elements combine to give the musician, not only a fine musical instrument, but also beautiful piece of art.
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