Banjolele #098T Fretless Tenor Uke
Cherry Neck Tenor 17″ scale
Fretless African Pauduk Fingerboard and peghead oil finish
Canteen Gourd 9 1/2″ x 4 1/4″
1 1/2″ sound port
Aquila tenor string set#10U
CB Gitty Friction tuners with white buttons
Corian nut 1 3/8 ” wide
Natural Goatskin head
Side “fret” dots indicate where the frets would be and your fingers should be
**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 2 weeks.
I have only made one of these fretless guys, and that was a special order. I was inspired by a video I stumbled across of a traditional fretless banjolele. So here is the first fretless gourd banjolele uke 17″ scale. You say… no way without frets. I have on the side ,inlayed “fret” dots , so you have a guide for finger placement . Fretless is really going to give you that old- timey sound. Pickup my Uke fiddle songbooks ( in accessories) and you are old-time’in it.