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Banjo #17 is an open-back banjo. 


  • Rim is 11" steam bent hickory with pear tone ring and a claro walnut burl trim cap
  • Neck is curly maple with curly maple and black veneer center strip
  • Ebony peghead with Mother of Pearl and crushed stone tin man inlay 
  • Fretboard is ebony with mosaic brass, aluminum and copper chord markers
  • Handmade bridge of pear and bone
  • 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". 
  • Handmade nut is bone.


$1,000 is for BANJO ONLY - contact for shipping estimate.

Shipping shown in cart is estimate only.

Open-back Banjo #17

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