Banjo #498 Fretless Fencepost


Cherry Neck
Ash Fretless fingerboard std scale length 26 3/16″.
Can be be tuned up or down and double tunings as well
Canteen Gourd 9 3/4″ dia x 5 ” deep
1 3/4″ soundport
Natural Goatskin head
Ebony friction tuners
Corian nut 1 13/32″ wide
Rust nail (free) in peghead
Barry Sholder std Gourd Banjo set…..extras available on acc. page.

**Out of stock/Special Order Available

Please note: Available for special order means that the instrument is currently unavailable and will have to be built Usually about 4 weeks.

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The Fencepost is by far the most popular banjo I make. This is rough and raw from the top to the bottom. The original Fencepost used part of a fence post and now has evolved into a rustic mess yet plays just like the rest of my gourd banjos. The neck is smooth with an poly finish, so no splinters.