Fretted or fretless. Shop with confidence on eBay! Unfortunately, that never happened. Quilted maple fretless fingerboard And at $625 it's affordable!More here: banjohangout.org/classified/80042, Edited by - frailin on 02/29/2020 12:10:23, frailin - Posted - 03/01/2020:  12:25:05. Black Walnut fretless fingerboard with a danish oil finish 2 Goatskin heads Corian nut African Goat Skin Head Curly Maple Neck Goatskin Head Welcome to my Gourd Banjo website. The growing industrialisation after the American Civil War led to the creation of banjo factories and the banjo as we know it today. Ebony friction violin tuners ... very smooth operation The Bald Eagle is hand carved and colored. Slotted peghead, geared tuners, 23"+ scale, 10" diameter gourd, nylgut strings. I got out my circa 1885 Charles Dobson with the 11 … http://www.banjohangout.org/archive/361637. BANJO A l'origine le Banjo était gourde... La Case à Gourdes travaille depuis plus de 10 ans avec des musiciens du monde entier ce qui lui a permis d'acquérir l'expérience nécessaire pour sélectionner les gourdes calebasses adaptées à la fabrication de vos instruments. Acid-etched scoop plates. Most people just forgot where the banjo originated… at the bottom of the barrel. Now is the time to order your custom Gourd banjo or Ukulele. This banjo is built just like my standard gourdies only with a 17" scale. WAYTAGO! Romero style tailpiece Barry Sholder Gourd banjo string set Madagascar Rosewood fretboard 20 frets x 4" deep with 2" sound port Whoa, baby!! Canteen Gourd 9 1/2" X 4" deep with 2" soundport. gourd String Set So, since I am not independently wealthy, I began building my own. Amazing. Love it. New Barry Sholder #414 Fretted 5 String Gourd Banjo Mini 5. This one is going to be a fret-less gourd banjo and I have just about finished up carving the neck. Ebony friction violin tuners Jim Pentecost was also there with a gorgeous newly acquired 1880's fretted banjo with square hooks and a rounded heel. Romero style tailpiece x 4 1/2" deep 2" soundport Goatskin head * this banjo can be custom ordered with frets. *Extra sting sets available on the accessaries page Price: US $400.00. You can use the submenus above under Banjo to see a gallery of gourd banjos I have made along with a few clawhammer styles, both fretted and fretless. Handmade Raku moon medallion Walnut Neck Barry Sholder Gourd Banjo string set Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Copyright 2020 Banjo Hangout. I finished my first fretted 5 string gourd banjo last week, here’s a description; ... Quite possibly the most unique gourd banjo I've ever seen. Busted a string. I believe Dean Robinson of Dean-o-craft built one that was fretted . ARCHIVED TOPIC: Fretted Menzies Gourd Banjo for sale. Nicely figured Curly maple and a Madagascar fretboard top things off. Ebay and www.gourdbanjosbybarry.com. A modern instrument inspired by early 19th century banjos, this Thornburg fretless gourd banjo has a rim made from a large calabash (gourd). Romero Style Tailpiece Oak fretless fingerboard all with a matte oil finish..silky smooth. He's done ground breaking research on early banjo makers William Boucher Jr. and Levi Brown, and was co-curator with Greg Adams and Bob Winans of the exhibit Making Music: The Banjo, Baltimore and Beyond. Barry Sholder 2,819 views. 2019. *Extra sting sets available on the accessories page **This banjo can be custom ordered with frets. Romero Style Tailpiece The gourd banjo was one of those things that could have been forgotten. Made by Noah Cline in 2015. Goatskin Head The original Irma was finished during Hurricane Irma. The gourd came from a neighbor of my brothers, he was a 98 year old man who enjoyed woodworking for many many years. Semi-gloss polyurethane finish If you like an older style fretless banjo, then this is your choice. Mahogany neck oil finish You can also see a complete tutorial on building a gourd banjo here: New Barry Sholder 5 string fretless Gourd banjo #339 Shou-sugi-Ban finish. Bottle gourd 10 1/2" long 8 1/4" wide 6 1/4" deep Some (fretted) banjo players act as if the folks who developed the instrument didn't know what they were doing, the implication being that it wasn't until frets were added that it was, finally, a complete instrument. Barry Sholder standard 5 string banjo strings * extras available on the accessories page Walnut neck and pegs. It was a very fine instrument. Made by Noah Cline in 2015. Corian nut Et puis, on profitera d’un matériel solide et durable ; d’autant plus que les rouleaux sont réutilisables. Prix acceptable ; Réglage de débit; Rouleaux réutilisables; Utilisation facile; Pas de roulettes p You've just added this product to the cart: Walnut neck (Oil finish) Out of Stock/Special Order Available. Inlay. But this banjo did! Pegheds tuners (geared violin-style tuners) Options include: Brass & hardwood scoop plates. work fine & there's no reason softwood wouldn't work as well - particularily Small Bottle gourd 10" length x 6 1/2" wide  x 5" deep rubicon - Posted - 12/08/2013: 21:00:05. He's got it cranked up pretty high, almost to standard pitch. Only selling thin my herd of banjos and because I prefer fretted. Barry Sholder Std. $34 for 12 months with PayPal Creditopens a installment calculator layer* $34 for 12 months. Materials used to build this gourd banjo: - one dried gourd measuring something like 10 inches in diameter by 7 or 8 - one plank of oak measuring 2 inches by 21-1/2 inches. Possible delivery to Seattle-ask. Pulling it down temporarily. **This banjo can be custom ordered with frets. Beveled and rounded gourds where they come into contact with the skin head. Pick-ups. 11/14/2018 . New Barry Sholder #414 Fretted 5 String Gourd Banjo Mini 5. Slotted peghead, geared tuners, 23"+ scale, 10" diameter gourd, nylgut strings. This item is in very good/excellent cond Custom maple bridge #004 Painted Banjo 5 string fretted gourd banjo. Beautiful sound. 5:11. Romero style tailpiece Very Smooth Maple Fretless Fingerboard Mark had a brand new Ashborn reproduction fretted banjo which he let me play. Hide these Google ads: join the Players Union! The Bald Eagle is hand carved and colored. Gourd banjos are where it all begins. Romero style tailpiece Corian nut 1 3/8" wide If you were thinking about playing a gourd for the sound but worried about a fretless neck, here's your answer: A gourd with a 25.5" fretboard.Yep. Outshined by its finely carved, pearly-hewn offspring, which was so readily accepted by the upper class. But as always, there are a few who know the truth. J Walk asks, "Has anyone ever see/heard a fretted gourd banjo before? Barry Sholder Standard String Set Please note this is an archived topic, so it is locked and unable to be replied to. Romero Style tailpiece You may, however, start a new topic and refer to this topic with a link: http://www.banjohangout.org/archive/361637, frailin - Posted - 02/29/2020:  11:41:44, Bought this from Jeff a few years ago for a recording project. Canteen Gourd measures 10 3/4" dia x 4 1/4" deep  2" soundport This is the 1st to be fretted 19 frets, curly maple neck carved scallop at the 5 th tuner. All Forums En résumé, c’est un produit qui saura faire l’unanimité en donnant à tous de la satisfaction. Ebony friction violin tuners Corian nut 1 3/8" wide Beautiful Mahogany neck and peghead. This gourd banjo was conceived for a contemporary musical settings rather than a strict historic reproduction. I believe a person can never have enough banjos, guitars, etc. Noah Cline - Posted - 12/08/2013: 19:55:15. Kettle Gourd 10″ dia. Barry Sholder mini 5 string set. Shooting Star 1890's style Buckbee Peghead Tall Gourd 10 1/2"  length X 5" deep X 6" wide  with a 2" soundport Canteen gourd 10" dia x 4 1/2" deep 2" soundport **Can be ordered with frets Custom orders take about 3 weeks to complete plus shipping. Dude, you da man. Beautiful sound. X 5"deep  with 2 1/4" Soundport Corion nut (Used in Gibson Guitars) This one features a mahogany neck with a fretless quilted maple fingerboard. X 5" deep 2" soundport 5 string gourd banjo by Barry Sholder. **This Banjo can be custom ordered with frets. Corion nut 1 11/32" wide Tune it to open D …very cool deep resonant tone. Goatskin head All Rights Reserved - Site by. 2 sound ports 2 goatskins It's cool. Strap included ... ya can't hold it without one! Irma has been a popular banjo since the first one was finished during Hurricane Irma. 2″ soundport Kettle Gourd 7 1/2" dia. Barry Sholder Standard Gourd Sting Set Minimum purchase required. Here's a 5 string banjo.tuned to open G or A, the size of a tenor ukulele. Hand Burned Faux Leather Gourd Treatment Beautiful 5-string, fretless gourd banjo. #8 pegboard Barry Sholder Gourd 5 string banjo #354 fretted irma - YouTube The volume is comparable to the minstrel banjo, but the gourd banjos have a deeper, more resonant or mellow tone. Big Kettle Gourd 8 1/2" X 5 1/4" ..... 2 3/8" Soundport Ebony Friction Violin Tuners.....Very Smooth *Extra string sets available on the accessories page ELDERLY INSTRUMENTS Ebony friction violin tuners ...very smooth a shortened neck is that it lessens finger stretch. **This banjo can be custom ordered with frets. ScotchGard treated heads Nicely figured Curly maple and a Madagascar fretboard top things off. Barry Sholder standard gourd banjo string set This is a new Barry Sholder Gourd 5 string fretless banjos with a Minstrel style Modified Buckbee peghead. Some experiments were made with fretted banjos in this period but, in general, the banjo remained fretless. Mahogany neck Minstrel  Peghead #13 It teetered on the edge of awareness for the last century. Man, that gourd banjo is nice, and sounds great, too! x 6″deep I had so much fun playing these that the next day I did something I almost never ever do. Barry Sholder Gourd 5 string fretted Banjo #354 "Irma. Usually about 2 weeks. Item Information. Ebony friction violin tuner pegs( check peg wrench in acc.) Hundreds of quality new and used banjos available. Fr over 20 years, Pete has continued to look for ways to improve its tone and playability after his apprenticeship with the late Scott Didlake, of Jackson, Mississippi. Mahogany Neck Click to browse current inventory! Gourd banjo 369 with Brass tone ring - Duration: 3:50. Canteen Gourd 12"  dia. We currently ship to the US and Canada, but we can arrange shipments to others countries on a case by case basis. Add to Watchlist Unwatch. Antique Oil Finish Barry Sholder Standard Gourd string set   *extra sets available on the accessories page Cherry Neck Tru-oil finish semi-gloss Goatskin Head Possible delivery to Seattle-ask. Hand carved and colored Bald Eagle peghead Weekly newsletter includes free lessons, favorite member content, banjo news and more. New Barry Sholder Fretless 5 String Gourd Banjo #402 "Bottle Gourd", New Barry Sholder Gourd Banjo #406 "Fencepost", New Barry Sholder # 411 Fretless 5 String Gourd Banjo "Tall Gourd", New Barry Sholder Fretless 5 String Gourd Banjo #418 "Badass Naked Curly Maple", New Barry Sholder Fretless 5 String Gourd Banjo #404 "Shooting Star", New Barry Sholder Fretless Gourd Banjo #376 Tooled, New Barry Sholder Gourd 5 string fretless Banjo #374 "Sweeney", New Barry Sholder Gourd Banjo #393 "Hot Rod Bottle". Oak fretless fingerboard Tune it to open D …very cool deep resonant tone. -Sean. Gourd insides treated with a hard finish to ensure long life and increased sound projection. The #374 is a replica from the Minstrel banjo era. Free-form version of Cripple Creek to demonstrate the mellow but naughty little twang of my first gourd banjo project. I played that one too. Click to browse current inventory! Add to cart . Jon Vocke demonstrates his latest gourd banjo, now available at HMT: hmtrad.com/products/vocke-fretless-gourd-banjo instrument is currently unavailable and will have to be built I really like the simplicity of the instrument. Corian Nut Condition: New. Take your playing to the next level with the help of a local or online banjo teacher. Canteen Gourd 9 3/4" dia. When I make one of my instruments, I approach the building process as an organic sculpture taking into consideration the color and texture of exotic woods, shape and size of the gourds, color contrast. 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