New Barry Sholder Gourd Banjo #384 “Irma” Fretted

New Barry Sholder Gourd Banjo #384 “Irma” Fretted


Curly Maple Neck
Madagascar Rosewood fretboard 20 frets
Corian nut
Ebony friction violin tuners….very smooth operation
Kettle Gourd 10″ dia. x 6″deep
2″ soundport
Romero style tailpiece
Goatskin head
Semi-gloss polyurethane finish
*this can be ordered fretless
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.
  • Description


Irma has been a popular banjo since the first one was finished during Hurricane Irma. This one is a fretted version with a kettle gourd that produces deeper tones. Tune it to open D …very cool deep resonant tone. Nicely figured Curly maple and a Madagascar fretboard top things off.