New Kevin Enoch Fretless Tradesman banjos cost $1115 direct from Mr. Enoch. 3 CUMBERLAND BANJO Kit Inventory List 1 Set of Assembly Instructions 1 Nylon Pouch WOODEN PARTS a) Main Body w/ Back Ring b) Neck c) Fretless Insert d) Fretted Insert HARDWARE Textured Plastic Skin Head 1 There are some splits around the headstock, the co-ordinator rod needs to be re-attached to the back of the rim together with the tailpiece which is currently attached with some old wire. Refer to the photos of the straight-edge held against the neck. It's as easy as 1-2-3 to finish your banjo kit. The pot is an oak serving bowl I salvaged from Goodwill. This banjo has nice bass response and reverb. We are a proud member of the Better Business Bureau, a well-trusted seller on ebay, as well as ID Verified and Square Trade Certified. Controllable tension. Heel adjustable truss rod. Good volume. But the winning international bidder pays the full shipping price. It has 25 brackets. 2-ply 11 inch diameter rim with 1/2" wall thickness and walnut rim bottom cap. The hooks and nuts all appear original and in good shape. We do not attempt exact reproductions of any particular banjo. new fretboard and a real nice finish. All native Appalachian hardwoods-sustainable materials-All Hardware Made in the USA-Endless custom options-Great customer service-Quick turn around time-100% Solar Powered Shop. The banjo is in great shape. NO RESERVE! This can be seen in the photos. The neck appears to be in great shape. I installed five 1/6" position markers on the treble side of the fingerboard and an HO, railroad spike at what would be the 7th fret, if it had frets. It has a deep. It is strung with Nylgut Classic strings with the exception of the 5 th string. The most popular color? For your consideration A 2008 Bart Reiter fretless standard banjo. This is a great sounding banjo at a great price. Fretless mahogany 5-string banjo neck. There are side dots on the finger board that show the correct location for noting. It will only work on the geared tuner. Seller added the following information: On Mar-04-13 at 18:21:21 PST. This is a new Barry Sholder 5 string Gourd Fretless Banjo#093 This ones a beauty. For now, all banjo products will show an "Out of Stock" message. Gold Tone CC-OT Openback Banjo Package with Planetary Gears, Gigbag, Strap & Instructional DVD. The shortest one is tuned to make higher musical notes. Banjo date 10/19/86 dulcimer 10/20/86. Strung with your choice of steel or nylgut strings. No splits or damage other than some wear on the headstock. I made the fret board using layers of oak veneer which were died black with Fiebing's leather dye to keep the color in period. Ship only to the lower 48. Finish safe tubing. HELLO. Gigbags and straps are available: gourdbanjobybarry.com. I bought this thing in pieces a few years back and put it back together. The banjo comes with a high quality Gaurdian case. I’m offering. I'll ship it in some beat up old case to protect it. Round Peak clawhammer style is perfect for fretless banjos, and I play a generally more melodic, busier, style. Prisons instructor of the fretted instruments for many years up to the time when he was over eighty. Lightly used. But it works. Openback mahogany. Fretless. This is a returned Banjo#122WS Woodspirit"Rufus" This banjo was returned immediately because 2 of the tuners were too close to operate smoothly. You are bidding on a post civil war Henry Dobson 1867 5 string fretless banjo. Overall length approximately 34 1/2" Length from inside of nut to base of front of neck: 18 1/4" Width of neck below nut: 1 1/4" Width of neck a head: approximately 2 1/8" There are 8 shoes and hooks. We instead borrow from many 19th Century styles and create composite replica instruments of the minstrel banjo and the gourd banjo which still reproduce an authentic sound and feel of the time. Only part of one tuning peg is present. Wooden pot with metal ring. Dick Gilman Fretless 5-String Mountain Banjo Really nice solid cherry mountain banjo. Steel strings not gut. Sounds funky and old timey. Beautiful Vintage or Antique Banjo. All Wood. This is an antique Buckabee banjo that someone restored to have a sheet brass fingerboard. 19th Century Minstrel Banjo Replicas. For auction. i pay for good quality shipping. The tuner buttons are ivory colored plastic. Loads more accessories available- Check out my! Vangoa Banjo Uke, 4 String Banjolele with Armrest, Concert 23 Inch Sapele Ban... 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Fully insured shipping will be FREE. Fretless kits are also available. 00. Please call us if you are looking to sell instruments by Martin, Gibson, Fender, Epiphone, Vega, Gretsch, National, Fairbanks. With precision adjustment. Thanks for your interest! Dowel stick is a spindle from and old chair. Thanks for looking This banjo is not available for international sale due to gourd style and box restrictions. Fretless 5-String Mountain Banjo made by Dick Gilman Fredonia N.Y. Vintage 1800s 7 string fretless banjo civil war GC skin good 5G tenor JW Skinner, Antique 5 String Fretless Banjo C.1878-1885, Handmade Fretless 5 string Banjo Neck Minstrel Style Yellow Poplar w/ Dowel Nice, 5 String Brass plated fretless Buckabee banjo, Antique Rare 5 String Fretless Banjo Minstrel Style c.1870 Eagle Shoes Repair, 5 String Fretless Buckabee banjo minstrel, 7-String fretless banjo from the Minstrel Era circa 1860-1890, VINTAGE BANJO, Fretless, 5 String, Open Back, New Hard Shell Case, Antique Banjo, Enoch Tradesman Banjo Open Back Fretless 5 Strings. Because this is a blemished banjo being sold at a huge discount over normal retail price. Glued and tacked the skinhead on. We can furnish genuine gut strings when available, but for those seeking absolute authenticity, remember that modern gut strings are made to tolerances far more exacting than anything available in the 19th Century. The pot has the original steel hoop tone ring. First I could not find where the crack was. Original dowel stick and dowel stick mounting hardware. Installation of the skin is easy when Taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. Interior of the gourd was fiberglassed. Payment by PayPal only. The dowel is hickory that has some curly grain. Please remember that what you see in the pictures is what you will receive. Fretless Banjo, Concertone Fretless Conversion Banjo from the 1920s or 1930s, F.B. the neck as I could keep the fret board true to the instrument and the bow would not be obvious. You can selectively provide your consent below to allow such third party embeds. The peg holes fit standard friction pegs the 5 string hole to fit a geared peg. Beautiful instrument that has been neglected for the past 11 months. A very beautiful instrument. 48” Fretwire 4 Planetary Banjo Tuners (straight) 1 Bart Reiter Fretless 12" Buckbee Model Openback Banjo, Mahogany. I just recently decided it was too nice a banjo just to sit and collect dust so I completely rebuilt it. Simply search for 'R. 7 and a half deep. The tuners are friction violins in Ebony.very smooth. Extra strings. Because of the new mechanism, precision adjustment is maintained with the availability of a quick release and change. Clear tone of the 5th-string capo design Lightning-fast changing action from, This is the Eagle Claw Fifth String Capo for 5 string Banjo. 0fe.RcmdId ViewItemDescV4,RlogId p4%60bo7%60jtb9%3Fuk%601d70f%2B%3E0fe-14526efc1a9-0x105-, This is a wonderful example of a fretless 5 string old open back banjo. This is a NO RESERVE auction! + 7 S 0 P O N S O A R P A 7 E E D-1-1 U J-1 0 F J-1-1 NEW Saga OK-2 Open-Back Banjo Kit 5 … For comparison. Tailpiece is made from walnut. Whether you want to build a musical instrument from a DIY Kit or whether you are looking for the best musical instrument for you - … About this banjo. The bridge looks to be rather home made but is certainly very old and the strings are also very old if not original. I used homemade walnut hull stain with beeswax. Took measurements, paid attention to construction details, and made reproductions as accurately as possible, right down to the hand made hardware. Floating, banjo-style bridge Pre-wired piezo and jack harness Our 26-page assembly instructions booklet What tools do you need for the basic kit? Institute and H.M. Custom-made fretless mountain banjo in your choice of hard wood (walnut, cherry, maple, or combination). The finish work is done adequately but inexpert. I removed the head and did repair the crack with superglue, and decided I did not want to sell a defective banjo. Our fifth string capo bar was eight inches long, and attached to the banjo neck with three mounting screws. 26.2 inch scale length. Pulling from the center instead of the side. Stain or paint it and make it your own, or just put it together and play it plain! Unique in design, each banjo is a work of art. Dallas fretless banjo made in England. I have indicated what parts attract a magnet and which do not. Gigbags. Everything is hand-made by me (neck, rig pots, tail piece, nut, bridge, friction tuners). Calf skin head, brass tailpiece, ebony or ebanised fingerboard and geared tuners. I then sealed the fret board with a satin rub on finish. No problem, just let me know. NO INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS! I picked it up in Pennsylvania many years ago. But knowing that all banjo`s are not created equally, your 5th string tuner could be positioned a little differently, in which your Eagle Claw could be a little short or too long for proper capoing of the fifth string. $529.99. They were made one day apart. Payment by PayPal. No string buzz or muting. It is in good condition considering its age and would make a great piece for a collector. Americana Banjo Kit $ 199.00 Add to cart; Cello Banjo Kit (5 and 6 string models) $ 199.00 Add to cart; Gourd Banjo Kit $ 199.00 Read more; Minstrel Banjo Kit $ 175.00 Add to cart; Mountain Banjo Kit $ 199.00 Add to cart; Travel Banjo Kit $ 150.00 Add to cart The instrument dates to the turn of the last century and was probaly made in the UK. I am selling this as an No Name Banjo. 5 String Banjo This is an unusual banjo that has been fully restored to like-new condition. Fretless! It Has A Small Crack that Shows In Pictures Near Down At The Base Of Neck. become a collectible piece of art. this banjo comes with a hard case and a guitar strap. If ordering in the UK contact the Eagle Music Shop in Yorkshire. A while back (November 2005) I got a bug in my ear to learn how to pick on a fretless banjo. I built this banjo several years ago.this is#025. 25.5 inch scale. Free shipping within United States. A home made tack head 5 string fretless banjo. The strings are a custom set of DiAddario nylon and composite classical guitar strings. Includes a padded gig bag. Everything is hand-made by me (neck, rig pots, tail piece, nut, bridge, friction tuners). This banjo is a little project I did that involved removing the worn fingerboard of this old Buckabee banjo and installing a brass plate for the fingerboard. Excellent condition! It Also Has Some Age Of Coarse Small Scratches But It Was Made In The 1800's It Is 33" In Length From Top To Bottom. banjohangout.org and search for member whm99. There is a small hole for 5th string nut.But no nut The measurements are. Black-painted 12" rim, Renaissance head, and no-knot tailpiece. Made from local woods of North Carolina like plum fret board. I put a new goat skin head and a new set of strings and bridge. Possibly Buckbee, 5 string fretless banjo. Auction Wizard 2000 Listing Template- AW2KLOT#12 Cedar Mountain 5-String Fretless Banjo Foot Hills Model(FH1) I bought this banjo new 4 or 5 years ago and have played it very little. Nate Calkins Fretless Minstrel open back Boucher neck Banjo, RARE ANTIQUE BANJO J.K.SIMSON BANJO FRETLESS BANJO LONDON BANJO No86 restoraton. I also reburned all the leaves on the surface of the gourd. That I bought new from Elderly Instruments in 2007. The bridges does not look original as the 6th string is too close to the edge and action is quite high. These were most likely from Buckbee or Dobson but no way of knowing for sure. Has is nick or two because they are made to be played and these nicks can appear over night. And I did not want to remove the patina to find out. The volume is comparable to the minstrel banjo, but the gourd banjos have a deeper, more resonant or mellow tone. The tailpiece is a modern no-knot replacement. It was sold to us at a reduced price because it is not in 100% perfect finish or condition. Purchasing a Bell & Son Banjo Kit saves you $300 off the price of the minstrel banjos you've seen on our site. The original veneer is beat up in spots but stable. When not in use. This necessitated a violent backward slant to the neck to allow for an exceptionally high bridge, which Skinner always claimed increased the tone of the instrument. Featuring a lovely Boucher style neck and ebony tuners. There are some scuffs on the lower part of the neck and I just left those alone because they did not affect the playing of the instrument. On 22-Nov-14 at 13:05:07 GMT. $21.11 shipping. At this point in time this is not only a wonderful banjo to play, but it has also. No-frills, quality, fretless banjo with a great, old-time sound. No wood crack or damage. George Wunderlich was arguably one of the foremost experts on the Boucher banjos and he intensely studied known examples. 47 sold. Washburn Americana B11 5-string Resonator Banjo. I will include a scale sheet for the position markers for up to 24 fret positions in case the buyer wants to add side markers. Needs to find a good home. Timewasters are the bane of our life. is 21 1/4" Nut to 5th string nut 6 11/16" Width at nut is 1 3/8" Width at heel is 2 1/16" dowel is 12 3/8" and 3/4" thick. Nut to bridge is 25" Entire length is 33 1/2" Pot is 11 1/2" Width of the neck at base is 2" Top 1 1/4 at nut. Some Features: Curley Maple Neck Rosewood Block Rim Waverly Tuners Genseng Inlay No … Perfect action, and stays in tune excellent. Simple instructions are also included. Thanks, Don. $40 shipping. For the banjo that has no spikes or slide installed, or to simply have it as a back up fifth string capo if something were to go wrong with what you are using. Get it as soon as Tue, Dec 1. Please ask any questions before bidding and good luck! REMO Renaissance head. The peghead overlay is curly maple with. See picture. I. Enoch Tradesman Fretless Banjo An attractive. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Will ship to other countries but only if you are on the approved eBay country list. Even though it's fretless, I find it often makes sense to tune it in G or C, and put a capo on it to play in A, Am, or D. I'm including the case/gig bag it came with, which is very light, but does a good job protecting the instrument. About three years ago we remodeled the bar, a change which I'd considered for many years. Pegs are period, but not original. FREE SHIPPING! To learn more about Cedar Mountain Banjos: http:www.cedarmtnbanjos.com/index.html To see, a video on how this banjo was constructed: https:www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQKYjUO4wSs&feature=youtu.be It will be professionally packed and shipped Fedex or UPS at my expense. I only build a limited number every year. In some places it is a little more than 11" The overall pot exterior depth is 2 3/4" Total neck length: 23" from base of heel to top of headstock. Dirty Thirties guitars and banjos are the ideal companion for singer-songwriters, folk stylists or traveling troubadours. My banjos can be found on eBay. The heel is boat shaped and the concave milled to fit up to a 13" rim with a 2 degree angle. Good luck if you decide to bid. New HARD SHELL CASE Free shipping within continental U.S. only. I do not know what the metal is. I've enjoyed playing it, now am selling things off. The neck measures 22 1/4" from top of head to the heel. The only real issue it has is one missing little white ball on the end of one of the tuners. The Dirty 30's Tenor Banjo has the same road-ready styling as the rest of the Dirty 30's guitars and banjos. Without the nameplate on the dowel rod though, I can't say for sure. Very interesting back with intricate design and a metal inset. Thank you and good. So never the less I fiberglassed the interior of the gourd. $82.95 $ 82. The 5 th string broke so I replaced it with a steel string and I actually like it better since it isn’t quite as bouncy as the Nylgut. Save banjo kit diy to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. 13" head by 3 1/2" deep. Would make a nice fretless neck for tack head style project. It’s been hailed as a product that does what it should without any fuss, a capo that can be depended on, and one that simply produces results. Nut to end of fretboard measurement is approximately 17-7/8". So PLEASE before you bid please make sure you can afford/ want the item as for us every sale count. 4.0 out of 5 stars 151. The neck seems to be very clean in terms of not being grimy. It is overall in excellent condition and has a wonderful old deep plunky sound. From about 1890 onwards, he extensively advertised and sold his own patent"Highbridge" or"Finger Rest" banjos and zither-banjos, a feature of which was his own(Skinner) Tone Bar"a device fitted to the instrument parallel to the strings on which the little finger of the right hand could rest whilst plucking the strings. Ship USA only 336.RcmdId ViewItemDescV4,RlogId p4%60bo7%60jtb9%3Fvo%7B%3Dd70f%2B%3E336-14819d4f1ad-0x114-, This is a really nice Enoch Tradesman fretless 5 string. Order you dream banjo now to secure your spot for late Fall 2021! (report link) alsbanjos Alan O Rourke: Genuine handcrafted banjos.Custom made banjosmade in Ireland to customers own liking .All banjos made from start to finish by myself.All solid woods used in resonators and rims etc. It is a 11" pot. All sales final no returnes buyer payes actual shipping lower 48 only!