En résumé, c’est un produit qui saura faire l’unanimité en donnant à tous de la satisfaction. **Out of stock/Special Order Available, New Barry Sholder Fretless Gourd Banjo #392 “Greenman”, Banjo #371 fretless Gourd 5 string “Modified Buckbee “, © Gourd Banjos By Barry. *Can be ordered with frets Amazing. 2019. Pegheds tuners (geared violin-style tuners) Options include: Brass & hardwood scoop plates. The above mention finish is an old Japanese way of preserving wood using a torch and scorching the wood till it just smokes, leaving a dark brown to black tone finish with oil. First off, some will point out that steel strings damage a wooden fingerboard over time, which may be true. Premium curly maple, neck, fingerboard, peghead, with lacquer finish Corian nut 1 3/8" wide Take your playing to the next level with the help of a local or online banjo teacher. 2 Goatskin heads Goatskin Head Oak fretless fingerboard all with a matte oil finish..silky smooth. X 5"deep  with 2 1/4" Soundport Man, that gourd banjo is nice, and sounds great, too! Kettle Gourd 7 1/2" dia. Beveled and rounded gourds where they come into contact with the skin head. Hide these Google ads: join the Players Union! This banjo is built just like my standard gourdies only with a 17" scale. Romero style tailpiece -Sean. Goatskin head He's got it cranked up pretty high, almost to standard pitch. Handmade Raku moon medallion This gourd banjo was conceived for a contemporary musical settings rather than a strict historic reproduction. $34 for 12 months with PayPal Creditopens a installment calculator layer* $34 for 12 months. That's just beautiful. Big Canteen gourd 10 3/4" dia x 4 1/4" deep with 2" sound port. 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. This one is a fretted version with a kettle gourd that produces deeper tones. You've just added this product to the cart: Walnut neck (Oil finish) Curly maple fretless fingerboard 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. Curly Maple Neck Small Bottle gourd 10" length x 6 1/2" wide  x 5" deep work fine & there's no reason softwood wouldn't work as well - particularily *Extra string sets available on the accessories page Hundreds of quality new and used banjos available. Barry Sholder 2,819 views.  Swap Shop: Buy, Sell, Trade X 5" deep 2" soundport  Other Banjo-Related Topics I really like the simplicity of the instrument. 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.  ARCHIVED TOPIC: Fretted Menzies Gourd Banjo for sale, Please note this is an archived topic, so it is locked and unable to be replied to. Minimum purchase required. gourd String Set Slotted peghead, geared tuners, 23"+ scale, 10" diameter gourd, nylgut strings. Beautiful sound. x 4" deep with 2" sound port The gourd came from a neighbor of my brothers, he was a 98 year old man who enjoyed woodworking for many many years. Bottle gourd 10 1/2" long 8 1/4" wide 6 1/4" deep Tall Gourd 10 1/2"  length X 5" deep X 6" wide  with a 2" soundport Canteen Gourd 9 3/4" dia. Dude, you da man. Add to cart . 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. Mahogany Neck Ebony friction violin tuners Very Smooth 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. ARCHIVED TOPIC: Fretted Menzies Gourd Banjo for sale. Banjo #371 fretless Gourd 5 string “Modified Buckbee “ Mahogany neck Oak fretless fingerboard 26 3/16" scale Modified Buckbee Minstrel peghead Ebony friction tuners Barry Sholder standard string set Corian nut Canteen gourd 10 1/2" dia. Beautiful 5-string, fretless gourd banjo. instrument is currently unavailable and will have to be built Welcome to my Gourd Banjo website. King of the gourds. So, since I am not independently wealthy, I began building my own. This banjo can be ordered with frets. Barry Sholder Gourd 5 string Mini "Travel"Banjo fretted - Duration: 5:11. majorhoople - Posted - 04/24/2011: 05:44:10. x 6″deep Canteen Gourd 12"  dia. Hand carved and colored Bald Eagle peghead *Extra sting sets available on the accessories page. Canteen gourd 10" dia x 4 1/2" deep 2" soundport In fact, frets were once considered beginner's aids. You may have noticed that many people, even those who play steel strings on fretted banjo, prefer nylon/nylgut strings for fretless playing. This item is in very good/excellent cond Corion nut 1 11/32" wide Goatskin Head Jim Pentecost was also there with a gorgeous newly acquired 1880's fretted banjo with square hooks and a rounded heel. Cherry Neck Tru-oil finish semi-gloss Barry Sholder Std. Kettle Gourd 10″ dia. Tune it to open D …very cool deep resonant tone. The Bald Eagle is hand carved and colored. Mahogany neck oil finish Condition: New. The growing industrialisation after the American Civil War led to the creation of banjo factories and the banjo as we know it today. Canteen Gourd 9 1/2" X 4" deep with 2" soundport. http://www.banjohangout.org/archive/361637. But as always, there are a few who know the truth. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. WAYTAGO! *Extra sting sets available on the accessories page New Barry Sholder #414 Fretted 5 String Gourd Banjo Mini 5. Shop with confidence on eBay! Barry Sholder Gourd 5 string fretted Banjo #354 "Irma. If you continue, we will assume that you agree to. My name is Barry Sholder, and I am the maker of Barry Sholder Gourd banjos and Barry Sholder Gourd Ukulele. Ebay and www.gourdbanjosbybarry.com. Oak fretless fingerboard (Oil Finish) Unfortunately, that never happened. #004 Painted Banjo 5 string fretted gourd banjo. Please note this is an archived topic, so it is locked and unable to be replied to. Quilted maple fretless fingerboard Maple Fretless Fingerboard Inlay. Possible delivery to Seattle-ask. ... Gourd Banjo by Noah Cline - $250 (wenatchee) Beautiful 5-string, fretless gourd banjo. Item Information. Made by Noah Cline in 2015. New Barry Sholder Gourd 5 string fretless banjo #330 Fiddlehead Bald Eagle | eBay Only selling thin my herd of banjos and because I prefer fretted. Mark had a brand new Ashborn reproduction fretted banjo which he let me play. a shortened neck is that it lessens finger stretch. 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. In addition to his work with gourd banjos, Pete has spent the last 30 years immersed in the study of the earliest wooden rim banjos. Please note: Available for special order means that the Good gourd a'mitey! Barry Sholder Standard Gourd Sting Set Shooting Star Ebony friction violin tuners Find great deals for five string fretless gourd banjo. All Rights Reserved - Site by. 11/14/2018 . Semi-gloss polyurethane finish Ebony Friction Violin Tuners.....Very Smooth **This Banjo can be custom ordered with frets. 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. Barry Sholder standard gourd banjo string set Prix acceptable ; Réglage de débit; Rouleaux réutilisables; Utilisation facile; Pas de roulettes p Click to browse current inventory! *Extra string sets available on the accessories page #8 pegboard Sweeney style peghead Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Copyright 2020 Banjo Hangout. I got out my circa 1885 Charles Dobson with the 11 … 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 Antique Oil Finish Sign in to check out Check out as guest . **This banjo can be custom ordered with frets. ScotchGard treated heads Jon Vocke demonstrates his latest gourd banjo, now available at HMT: hmtrad.com/products/vocke-fretless-gourd-banjo Et comme ce banjo offre une fermeture étanche, la propreté sera toujours là. *this can be ordered fretless Corion nut (Used in Gibson Guitars) Noah Cline - Posted - 12/08/2013: 19:55:15. Only selling thin my herd of banjos and because I prefer fretted. I had so much fun playing these that the next day I did something I almost never ever do. DVD-quality lessons (including tabs/sheet music) available for immediate viewing on any device. Goatskin head Corian nut Gourd Banjo string set Pulling it down temporarily. Walnut Neck There are a couple stated reasons for this. 5:11. Nicely figured Curly maple and a Madagascar fretboard top things off. 1890's style Buckbee Peghead Madagascar Rosewood fretboard 20 frets 2 Sound ports 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. Now is the time to order your custom Gourd banjo or Ukulele. Maple Fretless Fingerboard Barry Sholder Gourd banjo string set Romero Style Tailpiece Goatskin Head 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. Ebony friction violin tuners .... very smooth operation If you like an older style fretless banjo, then this is your choice. Fretted or fretless. It's cool. All Rights Reserved. Gourd insides treated with a hard finish to ensure long life and increased sound projection. Some experiments were made with fretted banjos in this period but, in general, the banjo remained fretless. Romero style tailpiece. This is the 1st to be fretted 19 frets, curly maple neck carved scallop at the 5 th tuner. 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. Ebony friction violin tuners...very smooth operation The peghead … 2 sound ports 2 goatskins African Goat Skin Head ELDERLY INSTRUMENTS Free-form version of Cripple Creek to demonstrate the mellow but naughty little twang of my first gourd banjo project. Corian nut 1 3/8" wide Strap included ... ya can't hold it without one! Romero Style tailpiece This one is going to be a fret-less gourd banjo and I have just about finished up carving the neck. The original Irma was finished during Hurricane Irma. Custom maple bridge rubicon - Posted - 12/08/2013: 21:00:05. Out of Stock/Special Order Available. This one is a fretted version with a kettle gourd that produces deeper tones. The gourd banjo was one of those things that could have been forgotten. Love it. Nicely figured Curly maple and a Madagascar fretboard top things off. The mahogany neck has a fretless walnut fingerboard. Corian nut All Forums It was a very fine instrument. **Can be ordered with frets Black Walnut fretless fingerboard with a danish oil finish 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. Add to Watchlist Unwatch. It teetered on the edge of awareness for the last century. Hand Burned Faux Leather Gourd Treatment *Extra string sets available on the accessories page Please submit the form below for a quote on international shipping. This one features a mahogany neck with a fretless quilted maple fingerboard. Possible delivery to Seattle-ask. Goatskin head Barry Sholder standard 5 string banjo strings * extras available on the accessories page Tru-oil finish Barry Sholder Gourd 5 string banjo #354 fretted irma - YouTube Ebony friction violin tuner pegs( check peg wrench in acc.) The Bald Eagle is hand carved and colored. *Extra sting sets available on the accessaries page Acid-etched scoop plates. "Dennis Havelena made one. But this banjo did! Oak fretless fingerboard I believe Dean Robinson of Dean-o-craft built one that was fretted . Gourd banjo 369 with Brass tone ring - Duration: 3:50. J Walk asks, "Has anyone ever see/heard a fretted gourd banjo before? New Barry Sholder #414 Fretted 5 String Gourd Banjo Mini 5. This is a new Barry Sholder Gourd 5 string fretless banjos with a Minstrel style Modified Buckbee peghead. Beautiful Mahogany neck and peghead. I played that one too. New Barry Sholder 5 string fretless Gourd banjo #339 Shou-sugi-Ban finish. Romero Style Tailpiece Walnut neck and pegs. Those of us who honor tradition believe it wasn't broke and we shouldn't have "fixed" it. Made by Noah Cline in 2015. We currently ship to the US and Canada, but we can arrange shipments to others countries on a case by case basis. Whoa, baby!! Click to browse current inventory! **This banjo can be custom ordered with frets. Busted a string. Irma has been a popular banjo since the first one was finished during Hurricane Irma. Ebony friction violin tuners….very smooth operation Barry Sholder Standard Gourd banjo string set Ebony friction violin tuners ...very smooth Most people just forgot where the banjo originated… at the bottom of the barrel. Slotted peghead, geared tuners, 23"+ scale, 10" diameter gourd, nylgut strings. Big Kettle Gourd 8 1/2" X 5 1/4" ..... 2 3/8" Soundport Corian Nut Mahogany neck Tune it to open D …very cool deep resonant tone. Romero style tailpiece Ebony friction violin tuners ... very smooth operation Outshined by its finely carved, pearly-hewn offspring, which was so readily accepted by the upper class. Custom orders take about 3 weeks to complete plus shipping. Here's a 5 string banjo.tuned to open G or A, the size of a tenor ukulele. Usually about 2 weeks. Minstrel  Peghead #13 Gourd banjos are where it all begins. 5 string gourd banjo by Barry Sholder. Joel Sweeney had built a banjo similar to for his neice in the mid-1800’s. Goatskin Head Out of Stock/Special Order Available. Canteen Gourd measures 10 3/4" dia x 4 1/4" deep  2" soundport Barry Sholder Gourd Banjo string set 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". The neck is out of Brazilian Mahogany with Cocobolo Rosewood overlays on both the front and back of the headstock. x 4 1/2" deep 2" soundport Goatskin head * this banjo can be custom ordered with frets. Pick-ups. I believe a person can never have enough banjos, guitars, etc. mike gregory - Posted - 04/24/2011: 09:18:45. Barry Sholder Standard Gourd string set   *extra sets available on the accessories page Et puis, on profitera d’un matériel solide et durable ; d’autant plus que les rouleaux sont réutilisables. Beautiful sound. Out of Stock/Special Order Available Barry Sholder mini 5 string set. Goatskin head treated with ScotchGard, Walnut neck Hundreds of quality new and used banjos available. Romero style tailpiece Corian nut It has a ~11" diameter, ~5-1/2" depth, and a ~8-1/2" diameter skin stretched over it. Barry Sholder Standard String Set Canteen Gourd 10 1/4" X  4"  Deep  2" Soundport 2″ soundport Price: US $400.00. Weekly newsletter includes free lessons, favorite member content, banjo news and more. Irma has been a popular banjo since the first one was finished during Hurricane Irma. Barry Sholder Std. The #374 is a replica from the Minstrel banjo era. **This banjo can be custom ordered with frets. 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