renan banjos
handmade in Richmond, VA

2023  banjos will be based on the 'Booker' specs below. Each banjo will be sonic-rich and aesthetically out-there. Out where? 


the Booker Banjo: 


5-string Fretted or Fretless

Wyatt Wedge Peghead 

Gotoh Planetary Tuners

Cherry or Maple Neck & Dowel
w/ Black Richlite Fingerboard & Overlay

25.5" Scale length 

Adjustable Truss Rod 

TUSQ Nut & 5th Pip

11 & 12" Diameter Maple Pot

18 Hooks

Rickard Shoes & Notched Tension Hoop

Integral Hardwood Tone Ring & Brass optional

Brass Hardware

Steel or Nylon strung 

Remo Renaissance Head or Fiberskyn

Scoop at 17th fret

Mini Pearl Fret Dots, Plastic side dots 

Cast Tailpiece

Tru Oil Satin Finish  

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Renan Banjos start at $1950 for a 'Booker' series open-back banjo.

Total does not include Shipping & Handling, a Hardcase or VA Sales Tax which applies to VA residents.

I'll be building 5-7 'Booker' spec banjos in 2023. All will be For Sale!


$2600 minimum starting price

*** please carefully review my 'banjos' page before submitting inquiry

*** serious inquiries only 

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