Project Description

#0925 Claw hammer Broad leaf Maple Banjo

Rim:
Solid Broad leaf Maple block rim construction
11″ diameter by 1/2″ thick with solid extension bolting flange
1/8″ raw brass inlay in Ebony base of rim

Tone Ring:
African Bongassi integral tone ring

Hardware:
16 notch raw brass tension ring
Round hooks, washers and nuts are raw brass
High Elite head
Polished 1/2″ raw brass single co-ordinator rod
Integral stainless set screw tail piece

Neck:
One piece solid ripple grained broad leaf Maple neck
2 way “Hot Rod ” truss rod adjustable from heel
two 1/8″ x 3/8″ carbon fiber neck reinforcing rods
Peg head, fingerboard and heel made from ebony
26 3/16″ scale length
Mother of pearl star dots and side dots
Raw brass frailing scoop, unfretted flat above 17th fret

Tuners:
Nickel plated double band Gotoh Tuners

Bridge:
Moon, fine grained Eastern Maple and Ebony

Finish:
Two coats polymerized tung oil sealer

Hand built by Grant Wickland, Salt Spring, B.C.

All prices are in Canadian Dollars. Shipping or local delivery is at cost. My banjos are available at the Saturday Market here on Salt Spring Island and also at the list of stores on the links page.

PRICE    $1500

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