New Barry Sholder Fretless 5 String Gourd Banjo #440 “Naked Rosewood”
Bolivian Rosewood Neck…Oil Finish
Modified Jacobs Peghead
Rosewood Fretless Finger Board…Oil Finish
Rosewood nut and bridge
Natural Goatskin Head
Ebony friction tuners…. very smooth operation
Huge 11 1/2″ canteen gourd 5″ deep with 2″ Sound port
Romero style tailpiece
Barry Sholder standard gourd sting set
*Extra Stings sets available on the accessories page
**This banjo can be custom ordered with frets.
**Out of stock/Special Order Available
Please note: Available for special order means that the instrument is currently unavailable and will have to be built Usually about 2 weeks.
The Naked banjo Series are Gourdies made primarily of one wood. In this case, Rosewood is used throughout the wood part of the banjo … neck, fretboard, or fingerboard. I try to pick the best grains and color for these banjos to result in a very striking instrument.