Custom 17 fret Tenor Banjo

A Custom built 17 fret Tenor built to our Bluegrass spec, but with an extra deep pot rather than a resonator. A very loud and articulate sounding instrument. A rarity, as we usually make 19 fret tenors.

SPECIFICATION

  • Timber: Quarter-sawn Appalachian rock maple neck and pot 
  • Handmade 4" deep block construction pot
  • Bound Rosewood fingerboard and heelcap
  • Twin adjustable truss rod
  • 'Old Time' bound solid headstock with Gotoh Japanese 4:1 planetary tuners 
  • Two layer purfling to neck, binding to outer of pot
  • White mother of pearl position markers, custom hand cut snowflake at 12th fret 
  • Maple dowel co-ordinator
  • Unbleached bone hand-cut top nut
  • 12 brackets, nickel plated
  • Hand made Snuffy Smith Bridge
  • Tone ring: Bell Bronze Flathead
  • D'Addario EJ63i strings
  • Remo Clear head
  • Hand rubbed OSMO Hard wax oil finish
  • Tailpiece, Colby USA, polished aluminium 
  • Sculpted armrest with hand cut mother of pearl snowflake
  • Includes hard case



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