Gourd Banjo Kit (Full-Size)

$350.00

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Carver Banjos strives to create the best instruments possible for the highest value. The DIY gourd banjo kit returns for a limited time with new neck options: get yours while they are in season!

You need no woodworking experience or specialized tools. You’ll be free to enjoy the unique experience of building your own instrument without the worry of costly mistakes. The end result is a fully-playable banjo with a personal connection to you.

Now offering 8 unique neck styles to customize your instrument. Each style is available with or without frets. Each neck option is shown and labeled in the photo gallery.
Every gourd is unique and will vary in size and shape. Only the strongest and thickest shelled gourds are used. Diameter may range from 9”-12”.

 

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Gourd Banjo Kit (Full-Size) (#4542)
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Description

Please refer to the assembly video above to help guide you with this kit. The fretted and fretless models go together similarly.

  • Solid American black walnut neck and dowel
  • Pre-cut gourd
  • 24.8” scale length
  • Nut width 1 3/8”
  • Nut string spacing 11/32”
  • 36″ total length
  • Maple friction pegs
  • Goat skin drum head
  • 5/8″ 3D printed bridge, black PLA plastic, string spacing  13/32”
  • Leather and wood hybrid tailpiece
  • 3D printed nut, black PLA plastic
  • Nylon strings
  • All hardware included
  • Frailing scoop
  • 8 different neck designs, fretless or with 19 pre-installed frets

Additional information

Weight 12 lbs
Dimensions 24 × 14 × 8 in