$500 Deposit non-refundable
Deposit secures your spot on the 2023-24 waitlist.
If you want to add or change any options to the order, please list in the *notes section when making your deposit or provide them in an email:
Details are confirmed and parts ordered.
Required to begin build.
Builder will prompt buyer with an estimated *Build Start Date
Buyer responsible for paying 2nd deposit on time.
Deposit pays for remaining hardware, tooling, build begins.
Deposit due within build time frame. Date TBD.
Pays the builder. Still made by hand, no robots.
$$$ Remaining Balance
Remaining balance due on build completion. Builder will prompt buyer on a estimated build date completion. Buyer responsible to pay remaining balance within 24hrs of completion date.
Pays the builder. Keeps the A/C running and the lights on.
builds take between 2-3months on average but expect longer time frames with custom inlay.
If the time frame exceeds 3 months the buyer will be notified.
Buyer is responsible to make payments in a timely manner.
Each banjo is made to order and I only operate on a first-come first-served basis.
No rush jobs and no exceptions.
Lifetime Warranty to the original buyer on all wood parts, hardwoods sourced locally/regionally from sustainable forestry services. Warranty does not cover usual wear and tare or dents or dings.
Hardware & tonerings from Rickard Banjos of Ontario, CA
Cast tailpieces from Buckeye Banjos of Eggleston, VA
Gotoh Tuners from Balsam Banjoworks of Asheville, NC
Richlite (fingerboards, overlays, rim caps is sourced locally from Eco-Supply of Richmond, VA
Remo Heads, strings, gig bags, hardcases & Gotoh tuners from Smakula Instruments of Elkton, WV
Tooling & supplies from Stewart McDonald of Athens, OH