5/6 string Cello Banjo Kit
This kit will now feature a white ash steam bent rim (new pictures soon) The rim pictured is walnut, you will not receive a walnut rim. Wait time on this kit is about one month as I am working on bending new rims. I will ship as soon as I have the rims complete.
Everything you need to make your own “cello” or octave banjo. This is a very versatile instrument, with several tuning possibilities and variations.
*The five-string neck will be sent by default. If you want a six-string neck you must specify in the “message to seller section” upon checkout. If you don’t specify I will send the five string. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to verify/confirm your order.
You can see the only difference between the five/six string model is the placement of the extra tuning peg in the center of the headstock, and of course, the nut, bridge and string-set provided will match the number of tuning pegs. The neck widths are identical.
This instrument can be tuned a full octave below standard G using a standard set of classical guitar strings. This string set allows you to choose from a wide range of tunings.
This kit is made from solid American Walnut and a handmade steam-bent walnut rim. It easily assembles into a piece of handmade art that looks as good as it sounds. Put it together right out of the box in an afternoon or make it a weekend project by sanding and adding a varnish.
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Available on backorder