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