1-2 months (first come, first served – no exceptions)
Post build, instrument is held no shorter than a weeks time for further adjustment and set-up.
Fretless Minstrel Banjo with nylon strings $750
(Any scale, solid wood neck w/dowel, 6-8 brackets, calfskin head with brass hardware, wood tailpiece, violin tuners)
Steel String fretted banjo starting at: $975
(25.5 or 26 3/16″ scale, 2pc. wood neck with dowel, steel truss rod, 11″ pot, 12 brackets, shoes, rim bolts, no-knot tailpiece, Richlite fingerboard, Gotoh tuners, Elite head)
Fretted basic banjo with brass tone ring: $1100
(25.5 or 26 3/16″scale, 2pc. wood neck and dowel, 2- way adjustable truss rod, 11″ pot rolled brass tone ring, 14- 18 brackets, grooved tension hoop, shoes, rim bolts, no-knot tailpiece, Richlite fingerboard, Planetary tuners, Elite head)
(price does not include gig bag or hard case, sales tax or shipping/handling – buyer responsible for shipping costs)
Customize your banjo:
Tone rings, carvings, inlays, engravings, veneers, alternate neck-wood species other than (walnut, maple, cherry), larger diameter pot sizes, hardware upgrades, scale size, skin hide heads, etc are an additional cost.
I’m more than happy to work with you on creating your next Renan Banjo. I place a heavy emphasis on design and originality for each banjo; it should reflect you and your personality.
Initial $200 non-refundable deposit guarantees your spot on the build list, buyer’s preferences are submitted to maker and sales contract is signed and returned via email. Estimated Build Start Date determined.
Second $550 non-refundable deposit due within 1-week prior to ‘Build Start Date’ – maker will contact buyer via email with progress reports and an estimated build completion date determined. Payment goes towards hardware and majority of building materials. Build begins.
Final payment is due within 4 days of banjo completion – banjo with be shipped to buyer within 1 day of final payment receipt.
Have an idea for your next banjo? I’m happy to work with you on an estimate of total cost and customization.
Contact me: email@example.com