Barry Sholder Gourd 5 string fretless Banjo #346 “Buckbee”
Rosewood fretless fingerboard finished in oil
The neck has a double Ogee at the 5th peg
Tuners are Ebony friction violins
Barry Sholder Standard String set * extra sets are available on the accessories page
Kettle Gourd 9″ x 4 1/2″ with 2″ sound port
Corian nut 34.19mm
* This banjo can be special ordered with different wood combinations and tuners.
Please note: Available for special order means that the
instrument is currently unavailable and will have to be built
Usually about 2 weeks.
This banjo features a Buckbee style peghead design that common back in the mid 1800’s. The peghead also features a Crotch Mahogany veneer overlay. A large kettle gourd gives you a balanced tonal range.