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