I then sealed the fret board with a satin rub on finish. The tailpiece is a modern no-knot replacement. It is in mint condition. Neck is straight with no fretwear. A fretless banjo with a cedar head I built many years ago I only build a limited number every year. This has a very pretty walnut neck. About this banjo. Preferably with nylon strings. See his website. by J. G. Abbott. There are a couple of photos/areas where it looks as if the nickle plated parts appear to be discolored(Especially the photo of the whole banjo) This is NOT the case! Crack in the peg head veneer has been sealed. Based on Hicks/Glenn mountain banjos of Watauga County, North Carolina. Old time friction banjo keys. Goat skin head is in excellent condition as are the Nylgut strings. The tailpiece is a modern no-knot replacement. I will refund any excess shipping costs. and pay for insurance on the item! This example has the double heads which you don't see very frequently. He designed this banjo to resemble early Dobsons. The wood buttons are not original and a nice improvement over the original plastic. They were made in 1986 one day apart. Banjo Parts - order today with StewMAX FREE Shipping! The heel is boat shaped and the concave milled to fit up to a 13" rim with a 2 degree angle. This is a nicely made unfinished fretless banjo neck. Overall length approximately 34 1/2" Length from inside of nut to base of front of neck: 18 1/4" Width of neck below nut: 1 1/4" Width of neck a head: approximately 2 1/8" There are 8 shoes and hooks. Peg holes are 5/16 fit new grover and most friction pegs. And works very well on most banjo`s right out of the package such as Gibson, Deering, Gold Tone, etc. Many who built this style of banjo grew up in homes that were mostly poor yet self-sufficient, making instruments like banjos and dulcimers on the side as a hobby. All questions welcome. I was told that this is more than likely a 1890's Buckbee by a very reputable vintage musical instrument store. (report link) alsbanjos Alan O Rourke: Genuine handcrafted banjos.Custom made banjosmade in Ireland to customers own liking .All banjos made from start to finish by myself.All solid woods used in resonators and rims etc. Excellent craftsman ship. So check out my other listings! For those players who want an authentic old time banjo sound and understand the idea of a fretless instrument, this one is for you. Because this is a blemished banjo being sold at a huge discount over normal retail price. The banjo comes with a high quality Gaurdian case. Tunneled fifth string, which is cool. 9th, and 10th frets, plus the modifying kit for the tuner. 5 out of 5 stars I built this banjo several years ago.this is#025. HELLO. For complete information about the cookies we use, data we collect and how we process them, please check our. No case. Free shipping to lower 48 states. From Hobgoblin Music, Fifth String Banjo Capo No Drilling Required Banjo 5th String Capo | Stoney Capo, 23 inch 4 String Banjo Ukulele Concert Size Banjolele With Bag Tuner Strap Picks, 5 sets x Aquila AQ-42 Aquila Banjo Ukulele Strings High G Nylgut 42U * 5 sets*, 2 sets x Aquila AQ-42 Aquila Banjo Ukulele Strings High G Nylgut 42U x 2 sets, 4 sets x Aquila AQ-42 Aquila Banjo Ukulele Strings High G Nylgut 42U x 4 sets, 3 sets x Aquila AQ-42 Aquila Banjo Ukulele Strings High G Nylgut 42U x 3 sets. Where standard banjos use a drum head, we substitute a disk of baltic birch plywood supported by a hoop of compressed paperboard with sides 1/4" thick. If you don't see one, check back later, and … Maple neck and Remo Recording King banjo head, the Dirty Thirties resonator banjos have classic banjo tone and are light enough to take on the road with ease. Sorry. The original veneer is beat up in spots but stable. Banjo, and mandolin, cases of musicians across the globe. Very cool and unique Banjo for sale. Original dowel stick and dowel stick mounting hardware. Simply search for 'R. All seamlessly constructed in a direct center tension design. For those players who want an authentic old time banjo sound and understand the idea of a fretless instrument, this one is for you. Mountain Banjo, Maple Top (ON SALE), Black Friday Special!! Made from local woods of North Carolina like plum fret board. Michigan USA banjo shop. The tension. Very nice metal end button. Some Features: Curley Maple Neck Rosewood Block Rim Waverly Tuners Genseng Inlay No case or gig bag included. Pulling from the center instead of the side. The pegs are ebony and the nuts are bone. It will only work on the geared tuner. Most of the nickel plated Waverly hardware is made in the USA by Stewart-MacDonald. This is not a problem! Everything is hand-made by me (neck, rig pots, tail piece, nut, bridge, friction tuners). Unusual inlay includes FRET DOTS ON SIDE ON NECK. The Recording King Dirty 30's Tenor Banjo brings 100 years of history, into the present. Other than that she is real clean. Please send my your email address and I will send you the mp3 directly. I've noticed that I never capo the fifth string any higher than the tenth fret(this would go along with the regular capo being at the fifth fret) there simply is always a better alternative to capoing any higher than this. The is covered in goatskin and has bronze tone tacks. Nick or two. For the banjo that has no spikes or slide installed, or to simply have it as a back up fifth string capo if something were to go wrong with what you are using. Click on the"music" link on my profile page. And to this day it's STILL the only fifth string capo worth putting on a banjo. Note about the photos: I was having trouble getting shots without glare. This instrument DOES NOT have any position markers other than the 5th string nut which is set at 6 3/32" which corresponds to the 5th fret on a 26 1/8" scale banjo. You are bidding on a post civil war Henry Dobson 1867 5 string fretless banjo. Very basic- very simple. The fifth string peg. This is a very old vintage 5 string banjo set up as a fretless banjo. The gourd, I was sanding on the belt-sander sent it sailing into the driveway and cracked it. The interior of the gourd has been fiberglass for durability and better acoustics. Some of the mother of pearl fret markers and 2 or 3 tension hooks are missing. Ebony fingerboard and peghead veneer. Please see our COVID-19 Statement DAYS HRS MINS SECS Black Friday Sale! This is banjo number 18 from Nate. The Dirty Thirties Series sits at the perfect crossroads of classic sound and historic design. Bart Reiter Standard Fretless 5-string Open Back Banjo - Hard to find! It has a skin head in excellent shape. Excellent condition. The volume is comparable to the minstrel banjo, but the gourd banjos have a deeper, more resonant or mellow tone. Installation of the skin is easy when you follow the steps on the included illustrated instructions. Payment by PayPal. The neck is fully shaped and ready for finishing work. You are looking at a stanley hicks banjo and dulcimer set. Extra string sets available.gourdbanjosbybarry. 26.2 inch scale length. More often than not you'll find one for sale. You can selectively provide your consent below to allow such third party embeds. So I went shopping online to see what is available. The tenor is a unique banjo for players looking to add a traditional vibe to their sound, and the perfect crossover instrument for mandolin, violin, viola and cello players. Gigbags and straps are available: gourdbanjobybarry.com. Recording King RKH-05 Dirty 30 Thirties 5 String Resonator Banjo*B1015. Simply search for 'R. Please ask any questions before bidding and good luck! The rim is mated to a 3 pc Cherry neck that measures 1-3/8" wide at the nut and features a scooped Jatoba fingerboard. $82.95 $ 82. When not in use. No Knot tailpiece. ebay page x`x` Six String Fretless Banjo + Gig Bag Up for sale is an unusual vintage 6 string fretless banjo and gig bag. Without the nameplate on the dowel rod though, I can't say for sure. If ordering in the UK contact the Eagle Music Shop in Yorkshire. The tenor banjo first came to prominence in the early 1900's, and its C-G-D-A tuning is especially well suited for folk, Celtic and Dixieland music. Great banjo for frailing Old Time music! Our fretless Minstrel Banjo is a 19 th Century reproduction that we handcraft ourselves out of Cherry, Black Walnut or Curly Maple. No case. But not quite. George is no longer making banjos and these are getting really difficult to find. 95 $99.99 $99.99. We use cookies to enhance your experience while using our website. The serial number is 2381 but I could not find any source for serial numbers for his instruments. The instrument dates to the turn of the last century and was probaly made in the UK. Pearl star in peghead. I received an email that said it is a Lyon and Healy Brand Banjo, but I do not have anyway of knowing, because there are no markings. This is a returned Banjo#122WS Woodspirit"Rufus" This banjo was returned immediately because 2 of the tuners were too close to operate smoothly. But buyer pays shipping both ways. With graphite rod for reinforcement. There are three Eagle Claws per set for the 7th. Our fretless minstrel banjos and gourd banjos are hand made using period correct materials and finishes. Institute and H.M. If I can find the black ones I'll include them. Based on Hicks/Glenn mountain banjos of Watauga County, North Carolina. But the banjo will be packed carefully and shipped insured via UPS ground to the lower 48 states only. 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