About Us

Brian-CarverBrian Carver is the founder and folk artist behind Carver Banjos.  Brian has been building banjos since 2003. Brian began developing and producing minimalist simple DIY banjo kits in 2014 with just a few simple tools and a sheet of plywood. Over the years, the banjo kits have changed and evolved into very functional and playable pieces of art without losing their original and simple charm. Today, more than 1,000 people across the world enjoy a Carver Banjo instrument or kit.

You can read more about Carver Banjos’ beginnings in this article featured on The Washington Times website.

Banjo Carver is shop dog and head of quality control at Carver Banjos. She enjoys a good scratch behind the ear while listening to a soft banjo tune. She is often found sleeping on the job but always gets away with it.