Author: Carver Banjos

The non-traditional gourd banjo series, part 1

I have noticed something about gourd banjos. Every gourd is oriented the same way. It kind of bothers me. Canteen gourd with the top hemisphere sliced off and a skin tacked over. It looks good, it sounds good, but where is the experimentation? Every few months I am going to release a non-traditional style gourd […]

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Old-time Electrified

What is a banjitar? It is a banjo with guitar abilities and vice versa. Wait a second, what is a banjo? A banjo is defined by a floating bridge on a vibrating drumhead. What is a guitar? I have no simple answer to this question, but the type of guitar we are talking about in […]

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