Located just outside of Asheville North Carolina, in the Fairview Valley, our banjos celebrate the rich musical and creative culture of the Southern Appalachians.

The WHY to our WHAT

Our mission is to create affordable, professional quality, handcrafted banjos using 100% Native Appalachian Hardwoods.

persimmon
Diospyros virginiana

Extremely hard.
Used for fingerboards, peghead veneer and
tone-rings

maple
Acer saccharum

Used for necks, and rims. Heavier and harder than Walnut and Cherry.

walnut
Juglans nigra

Used for necks, rims and rim caps. Lighter than Maple and Cherry.
Rich in color.

cherry
Prunus serotina

Used for necks, rims and rim caps. Deepens in color with age and sun.