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Banjo #15 is an open-back banjo. 


  • Pot is an 11" steam-bent 3 ply walnut rim with an 8 segment osage orange tone ring and a walnut burl trim cap. 
  • Neck is curly cherry with mallee burl, ebony and resin peghead and figured cherry and ebony backplate. 
  • Fretboard is gaboon ebony with brass copper and crushed stone inlay for chord markers. 
  • Heel cap is ebony and walnut burl.
  • Neck has an adjustable truss rod that is accessed through the heel. 
  • Tuners are Gotoh tuners and the remaining hardware is brass finish from Balsam Banjo Works. 
  • Scale length is 25-1/2". 
  • Bridge is handmade from osage orange and bone.
  • Nut is bone.


$1,800 is for banjo and case only - contact for shipping estimate.

Open-back Banjo #15

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