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For Sale: Owner Built 5 String Open Back

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Recently completed, owner-built over many years. One piece Mahogany neck with Ebony fingerboard. Figured Maple overlay on headstock. Tulip tree leaf-shaped headstock. Vintage Nickel plated 5-Star tuners with Pearloid buttons by Stewart MacDonald. 11" Block rim of Mahogany and Walnut. Mastertone style flat top tone ring. Deep but tapered rim. "Renaissance" head. Turned Mahogany "dowel stick" or coordinator rod. Ebony Fretboard with EVO (gold colored & harder ) fretwire and beautifully inlaid mother of pearl designs including a Dolphin in the "frailing scoop". Fingerboard scooped above the 17th fret.
Fielding tailpiece. "Moon" compensated Maple and Ebony Bridge. 26 3/8" scale. Inlaid Maple heel cap and Maple fingerboard banding. Sapele truss rod cover. Sculpted bone nut. All Nickel plated hardware.

This banjo has great tone and sustain for old time or clawhammer playing. This is one of two nearly identical instruments, but the builder is keeping the other.




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Price: $1,750.00 USD

Shipping: $75 to US only

Posted By: Tim Sander

United States, Horse Shoe, NC, 28742

Condition of Banjo:
Used - Mint Condition

Type: 5-String Openback

Brand: Poplar Ridge

Ad Status: Active, #78320

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