5-string Standard model, built December 2009. Sitka spruce top, East Indian rosewood back and sides, mahogany neck, ebony fretboard with abalone dots, checkered purfling and rosette, flamed koa binding, ebony buttoned Gotoh tuners, Brazilian rosewood headplate and bridge. The Sitka/East Indian combination gives this banjola a particularly loud and clear sound.
Comment from Customer:
Arrived in great shape, still in tune. Beautiful instrument, my complements, a joy to play. Our group got together last night for a little picking (mostly old folk, old time and bluegrass). Everyone loved the sound. It tends to encourage songs we hadn’t played in years, and seems to shine with more melodic picking styles. I just love playing it. I have always been torn between the hard driving sound of the banjo, and the more accurate, full sound of the guitar. Now I have the best of both. Thanks for you efforts. Brian Blain, Visalia, CA
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