Well, I wanted a armrest for my Fireside Practice Banjo and was never impressed with the standard Arm Rest Design, as i just don't think they are very Functional, so I finally came up with my own Simple Idea. Using a Deer Antler with Just the right shape & size to cradle my forearm. I Swear, his thing is really comfortable. It Cradles and supports my Forearm very nicely . I have to say, I think it looks kinda cool too. Certainly gets People's attention in a hurry and gets the conversation flowing too,
Finished Project With Deer Head Wood Burning and 2 Antlers,Total Cost, Just 1 Buck
Here's Part 2
Part 3 Finished Projecthttps://youtu.be/bycKSAoiX90?list=UUpYZEoFpPZgSHFrtCoYoR0g
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Playing Since: 2012
Experience Level: Just Startin'
Occupation: Property Mananger
My Very First Banjo, Bought for $30 ,was a Santa Rosa 5String Banjo, ( My Profile Pic) Since then I have gone through many a cheapo banjo...I now own ,Claraphone 4 String Banjo, 2 Eric Prust Banjos,2 Deering Goodtime Banjos and The Fireside 5 String Banjo By Backyard Music ....
I Also play Hohner Accordion, learned when I was a young Boy.
.Too Many Favorites to List, I love all kinds of Music From Gospel to Rock and everything in between with ONE EXCEPTION***** I Can Listen to Anything But RAP MUSIC , I'd Rather Be Water Boarded with Boiling Water or Hot Oil Available*****
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Originally From The Bronx, NYC...Now Live in The Catskill Mnts. of NYS, Married 42 years, 4 kids, 4 Grandchildren, Semi-Retired Contractor, Mechanic, Owner & Operator of Dan's Caretaker Service Property Management Hobbies include, Fishing, Restoring Antique Tractors & Farm Equipment,, Also a Jeep Nut own 2 Jeep Comanches,, Small scale Woodworking, specializing in one of a kind Custom made Whirligigs, also love to play Chess Just started Playin' Banjo approx 3 Years ago. Self Taught, Still Just making Noise, But Love it.. ><> The Banjo & The Bible Give Me Great Comfort. <>< My Motto is... "Life is a Short Trip, You Don't Need Baggage." D.O'C.
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