Mountain Banjo Kit


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.


  • 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″ maple and rosewood bridge
  • Leather tailpiece
  • Zero-fret nut for perfect intonation
  • Nylon strings
  • Hand-rolled steel tone ring
  • All hardware included
  • Frailing scoop
  • 19 frets (fretless neck available -leave a note upon checkout)

Additional information

Weight 12 lbs
Dimensions 24 × 14 × 6 in