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Dec 5, 2019 - 6:28:28 AM
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Sensei

USA

17 posts since 6/21/2014

This is my latest creation. A 4 string banjo. I bought the head, tuners and strings. I made the rest. sounds decent. What ya think?


 

Dec 5, 2019 - 7:06:56 AM
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rudy

USA

14857 posts since 3/27/2004
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You're off to a good start, Don.

When you get ready to move on to the finer points you might find some value in checking out my Open Back Banjo Design Primer.

Dec 5, 2019 - 7:16:47 AM

53257 posts since 12/14/2005

Are those SINK CLIPS, tensioning the head?

If so, THANK YOU for solving  my problem of finding a substitute for relatively  expensive brass shoes & J hooks.

Dec 5, 2019 - 8:31:36 AM

6574 posts since 8/28/2013

It's a good start with some interesting features. I'd like to see the back and some closeup shots of the head mounting brackets.

On your next build, I believe you should concentrate a little more on your fret positioning.

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