Akonting #005 “The first Banjo”
This banjo features the following:
Canarywood neck 45″ in length
Kettle style gourd 9 3/4″ dia x 6″ deep
Tailpiece is Mahogany
3 friction Ebony violin tuners
All 3 strings are 60lb. mono-filament fishing line(per documents)
Oil finish on neck
Banjo #253 Radical Turquoise
Premium Curly Maple neck
Oiled Rosewood fretless Fingerboard
Rosewood friction violin tuners
Turquoise and Rosewood peghead overlay
Custom set D’Addario nylon and Classical Guitar strings
Canteen Gourd 9 1/2″ dia x4″ deep
High Gloss Varnish finish
Turquoise bead rosette around soundport
1 1/2 ” Soundport
Scotchguard on the head
Romero style tailpiece
Goat skin head
Signed and numbered
available for international sale contact me for details
Banjo #260 Southwestern$550.00
Banjo #271WS “Jabo”
Hand carved and colored Woodspirit Overlay
Leopardwood Fretless Fingerboard
Danish Oil finish
Ebony Friction Violin Tuners
Romero Style tailpiece
banjo #276 Greenman wood spirit -5 string fretless
This is a new design from the previous greenmen……featuring
Cherry Neck with Danish oil finish
Handcarved and colored cherry woodspirit peghead.
The pegs are Ebony violins….very smooth
Canteen style gourd measuring 9 1/2″ dia x 4″ deep with 1 1/2″ soundport
Goatskin head with a Romero style tailpiece that keeps the strings off the edge of the gourd
Signed and number
Banjo #284A A scale Geared$390.00
Banjo #289 Longneck – 5 string Fretless
32″ scale fretless, 3 frets have been added so you can capo just behind the third fret for a std banjo size feel.
Cherry neck and fretboard
Curly maple peghead overlay with Danish oil finish
Ebony friction violin tuners
Labella #17 strings.
banjo #290 MOAG – 5 string Fretless
Features a highly figured Curly Maple neck with a hand-rubbed Danish Oil finish.
Bocote fingerboard.. a deep coffee color with oil finish.
Peghead is Ziracote veneer.
Gourd is a canteen style measuring 12″ dia x 3 3/4″ deep with 1 1/2″ sound port.
The interior of the gourd has been fiberglassed.
Ebony friction violin tuners.
Banjo #301 Boucher style Minstrel
This banjos features
Curly maple neck with Danish Oil finish
Fretless Ovangkol fingerboard…very similar to Koa oil finish
Classic Boucher Peghead with Fiddleback figured Sycamore veneer
Canteen style gourd 9″ dia x 4 1/2″ deep with 1 1/2″ soundport
Ebony friction violin tuners very smooth
Custom set of D’Addario nylon and composite classical guitar strings…much firmer than Nylgut
Corian Nut, Goatskin head, and a custom cut Romero style tailpiece
Banjo #302 “Irma”
Banjo #302 Irma features:
Curly Maple neck with Danish oil finish
Ovangkol fretless fingerboard oil finish
Ebony friction violin tuners…very smooth
Custom std banjo stringset…..extra string sets on accessories page
Gourd is a big Kettle measuring 9 1/2″ dia x 5 1/2″ deep with 1 1/2″ soundport
Goatskin head , Romero style tailpiece
Banjo #304 Mini 5 Travel Banjo
This mini 5 features
Oak fretboard with 17 frets with dyed fret markers
Open machine geared tuner
Barry Sholder Mini 5 custom string set (firm tension)
Canteen style gourd 8 3/4″ dia x 4″ deep with 1 1/2″ soundport
Head is goatskin
Banjo – #298 Oak fretless 5 String
Oak neck. Danish oil rubbed Rosewood Fingerboard
Live edge Big Leaf Maple Burl peghead
Friction Ebony tuners
Corian nut 1.27 wide
Custom set of D’Addario nylon and composite classical guitar strings.
The gourd is a Kettle style measuring 9 3/4″ dia x 5″ deep with a 1 1/2″ soundport.