Base Prices

  • 8" Pony/Piccolo Banjo*

    $1900
  • 10.5" Banjo*

    $2200
  • 11" Banjo

    $2200
  • 11.625" Banjo*

    $2250
  • 12" Banjo

    $2250
  • Custom Banjo Neck For Existing Rim

    $1200

* Limited to Wooden Tone Ring and Rolled Brass Tone Ring

Tone Rings

  • Dobson Banjo
    Dobson Banjo

    Dobson

    $120
  • Curly maple custom banjo with Dobson Special Tone Ring
    Curly maple custom banjo with Dobson Special Tone Ring

    Dobson Special

    $150
  • Custom Banjo with Raw Brass Hardware
    Custom Banjo with Raw Brass Hardware

    Tubaphone

    $225-275*
  • Brass Whyte Laydie Tone Ring
    Brass Whyte Laydie Tone Ring

    Whyte Laydie

    $150-175*
  • Seeders Eclipse

    $150
  • Rolled Brass Special Tone Ring
    Rolled Brass Special Tone Ring

    Rolled Brass Special

    $50

* Price Depends on Size and Hardware Finish

Wood Upgrades

  • Curly Maple
    Curly Maple

    Figured Wood Upgrade

    $100
  • Custom Banjo Mandolin with Italian Brier Rim
    Custom Banjo Mandolin with Italian Brier Rim

    Rare Tone Wood

    Determined on Choice of Wood
  • Extra Color Detail
    Extra Color Detail

    Extra Detail Laminates

    $25 per layer

Hardware

  • Antiqued Brass Banjo Hardware
    Antiqued Brass Banjo Hardware

    Antiqued Brass Finish

    $125
  • Birdseye Maple Tubaphone Custom Banjo
    Birdseye Maple Tubaphone Custom Banjo

    Bracket Band

    $250
  • Buckeye Banjos Tailpiece
    Buckeye Banjos Tailpiece

    Buckeye Tailpiece

    $50

Neck Options

  • Fretless Banjo

    subtract $100
  • Custom banjo with brass fretless fingerboard
    Custom banjo with brass fretless fingerboard

    Half Fretless Overlay

    Wood - $100 / Brass, Copper, Nickel - $150
  • Copper half freless overlay with brass screws
    Copper half freless overlay with brass screws

    Add Screws to Fretless Overlay

    $50
  • Custom banjo with pointed volute
    Custom banjo with pointed volute

    Volute/Hand Stop

    $50
    Rounded or Pointed
  • custom banjo peghead with engraved mother of pearl
    custom banjo peghead with engraved mother of pearl

    Custom Peghead Shape

    $75
  • Longneck

    $200
  • Rear Peghead Overlay

    $100
  • Custom banjo with curly maple backstrap
    Custom banjo with curly maple backstrap

    Backstrap

    $175
  • slothead banjo
    slothead banjo

    Slotted Headstock

    Rounded Slots - $175 / Square Slots - $200
  • Slotted 5th String on 5th or 7th Fret

    $75
  • Custom Gibson TB-2 neck with hand engraved inlays and radiused fingerboard
    Custom Gibson TB-2 neck with hand engraved inlays and radiused fingerboard

    Radiused Fingerboard

    $75

 Options Included With Base Price

  • Wood options (some may increase price, contact for wood availability)
  • One piece or two piece neck (some woods may not be available in one piece)
  • Hardware choice (raw brass or nickel)
  • Choice of scale length
  • Steam Bent Rim or Block Style Rim (standard is 1/2” thick, other thicknesses available)
  • Seeders Violin Bridge
  • Two Way Truss Rod (hidden in heel)
  • Vintage Style Wire Armrest
  • Wooden Integral Tone Ring or Rolled Brass Tone Ring
  • Hard oil finish or nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Choice of basic peghead shape
  • Nylon or Steel Strings
  • Fiberskyn or Renaissance head
  • Gotoh Planetary tuners
  • Grooved, Notched or Van Eps Style Tension Hoop
  • Traditional Heel Shape or Cole Boat Heel
  • Rim Cap or Internal Rim Bevel
  • Scoop or no scoop
  • No Knot tailpiece
  • EVO or Nickel Silver Frets (Small or Medium Sized)
  • Mother of Pearl fret marker dots or scalloped squares (choice of simple inlay patterns)
  • Hardshell Case
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

Inlay and Engraving

  • Custom inlay and engraving
    Custom inlay and engraving

    Custom Inlay and Engraving

    $75 minimum
    Additional cost is determined by design and inlay time at $50 an hour
  • Custom banjo rim engraving
    Custom banjo rim engraving

    Rim Engraving

    $50-100
  • Custom Carving

    $75 minimum

Binding

  • Custom banjo with wood fretboard binding
    Custom banjo with wood fretboard binding

    Neck

    Plastic $75 / Wood $125
  • Custom banjo with rim binding
    Custom banjo with rim binding

    Rim

    Plastic $75 / Wood $100
  • Dowel Stick

    $50
  • Ebony bound banjo peghead
    Ebony bound banjo peghead

    Peghead

    $200

Rim

  • Brass or Nickel Clad (spun over)

    $250
  • Half Clad with Wooden Tone Ring

    $175
  • Skin Head

    $100-125*
    Calfskin or Goatskin in various thicknesses / *Natural/Stained

Finish

  • Custom Dobson Special Banjo with Curly Maple and Cole Boat Heel
    Custom Dobson Special Banjo with Curly Maple and Cole Boat Heel

    Stained

    $50
  • Custom Banjo with Cole Boat Heel and Dobson Tone Ring
    Custom Banjo with Cole Boat Heel and Dobson Tone Ring

    Solid Color

    $75
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