These two are the designs I am using for 2022. There will be five made. I do commissions if you want to reserve a traditional or guitar body style. I’m making them all guitar body styles if I have no commissions for a traditional shape.
Yes, per usual there are violins on the work bench. The main difference is the banjo neck. I don’t do much instrument work for others but it’s a family instrument. So, do the best I can and learn something new, which I am.
It’s so cool to experience the tonal changes that occur when shaping a fitted bass bar. It’s kinda magical to hear the variances. The bass bar, for me, is the last tuning variable on the top. The shape definitely influences the sound and structure.