New Barry Sholder 5 string fretless Gourd banjo #375 “Fencepost”
Barnwood peghead w/ 4 rusty nails
Ebony friction violin tuners…..very smooth operation
Oak fretless fingerboard
Ebony nut 36 3/16″ scale tuned to std G
Canteen gourd left natural from the fields with matte urethane finish
1 3/4″ soundport
Hand carved bridge..very rough in appearance but correct
This is the same model banjo that will be played in the movie “Underground Railroad” that is being filmed in Savannah Georgia.
The banjo is all raw and natural except for the neck and fingerboard whic are smooth and finished. The bridge is hand carved and the peghead has 4 rusty nails as if the peghead plate was aniled on.