Banjolele!

Here it is – the Banjolele! This was a fun instrument to build I’m excited with how well it turned out.  My experimenting with a flared rim design was a success – a clean, less cluttered look and it’s more comfortable to play!  Back in the 1930’s when Weymann Instruments was making a similar design they called it “Megaphonic”.  I haven’t gotten to hear those instruments in person, but this little banjo can sure put out some sound; with the same strings as my regular ukes (Nylguts), it has a least double the volume. No hiding in the back of the room on your uke jam night!

Check out more photos and specs on its gallery page – HERE

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