Mountain Banjo Kit


CURRENT WAIT TIMES ARE APPROXIMATELY 2 WEEKS ON ANY KIT ORDERS. Carver Banjos strives to create the best instruments possible for the highest value. This kit tips a hat to the traditional mountain banjo style of Frank Proffitt and other iconic builders featured in the Foxfire series with a few features that are completely unique and new.

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.


  • Solid American walnut neck and body
  • 24.8” scale length
  • 36″ total length
  • Angle mounted neck to provide perfect string action and playability
  • Friction pegs
  • 6” goat skin drum head
  • 5/8″ bridge
  • Leather tailpiece
  • 3d printed nut, black PLA plastic
  • Nylon strings
  • Hand-rolled steel tone ring
  • All hardware included
  • Frailing scoop
  • 8 different neck designs, fretless or with 19 pre-installed frets

Additional information

Weight 12 lbs
Dimensions 24 × 14 × 6 in