Builder’s Choice Banjo #2062 is a Custom Possum is made in Cherry with a short scale and 12″ pot. It features our new slotted head stock design with Gotoh tuners, as well as a frailing s-scoop. The fingerboard on this banjo is made from persimmon and features both face and side dots. The built-in persimmon tone ring gives it a nice, warm sound, perfect for summer pickin’. Equipped with a Remo Renaissance drum head and antiqued brass hardware from Balsam Banjoworks, this banjo is ready to go, complete with an upgraded Pisgah Hawk Tail tailpiece, Mulheron bridge, and optional brass Kat Eyz Capo designed specifically to fit our neck profiles perfectly. Comes with Access Stage One Gig Bag with PBCO logo.
Spikes are available upon request for an additional $10 per spike. Handmade straps and wooden armrests also available.
Banjo bridge innovation just raised the bar! These NEW “Fiddle Banjo Bridges” from Seeders Instruments are handmade using quarter sawn Maple and Ebony. It takes influences from the traditional violin bridge and its unique sound and vibration transferring principles. Every bridge has hand carved details and a compensated center string for improved intonation. Add one to your banjo bridge collection. It’s a joy to play!
Builder’s Choice Banjo #2065 is a beauty! This Custom Possum is made in cherry with a short scale and 12″ pot. It features our new slotted head stock design with Gotoh tuners, as well as a frailing s-scoop. The fingerboard on this banjo is made from some really nice persimmon with a natural, unique pattern. The built-in persimmon tone ring gives it a nice, warm sound. Equipped with a Remo Renaissance drum head and antiqued brass hardware from Balsam Banjoworks, this banjo is ready to go, complete with an upgraded Pisgah Hawk Tail tailpiece, and optional brass Kat Eyz Capo designed specifically to fit our neck profiles perfectly. Comes with Access Stage One Gig Bag with PBCO logo.
Spikes are available upon request for an additional $10 per spike.
The Pocket-Dial is a simple, convenient and precise tool used to help measure and adjust the tension of your banjo head, – one of the most critical factors in helping your banjo sound its best. It is small, lightweight, fits easily in your banjo case, and specifically designed to work with both synthetic and natural skin banjo heads.
Banjo Roots & Branches – Edited by Robert B. Winans tells the story of the banjo’s journey from Africa to the western hemisphere. Blending music, history, and a union of cultures, Winans presents cutting-edge scholarship that covers the instrument’s West African origins and its adaptations and circulation in the Caribbean and United States.
The contributors provide detailed ethnographic and technical research on gourd lutes and ekonting in Africa and the banza in Haiti while also investigating tuning practices and regional playing styles. Other essays place the instrument within the context of slavery, tell the stories of black banjoists, and shed light on the banjo’s introduction into the African- and Anglo-American folk milieus.
Wide-ranging and illustrated with twenty color images, Banjo Roots & Branches offers a wealth of new information to scholars of African American and folk musics as well as the worldwide community of banjo aficionados.
Designed and created by the very talented artist and musician Gina Dilg, these beautifully vibrant and durable screen printed stickers pay homage to our folk superheroes that heavily influenced the genre today. Designs are inspired by 1950s Superhero comics are high quality, weather and UV resistant. Put them on your instrument case, laptop, water bottle, car, (read the rest…)
Pisgah Banjo Company’s tuner of choice for keeping your banjo in tune! SNARK’s Super Tight Tuners tune tight so you sound better. These all instrument tuners are super fast and super accurate.
The ST-8 Super Tight Clip-On All Instrument Tuner from Snark is a clip-on tuner with a high-sensitivity vibration sensor and easy to read, full-color high definition display with full 360° rotation. They feature a stay-put clip, a tap tempo metronome, and have pitch calibration from 415 – 466 Hz. The tuner features an extended frequency range and is compatible with all instruments. The best tuner you can buy!
Made in the USA, this custom String Swing banjo wall hanger is made exclusively for Pisgah Banjos! Crafted from beautiful black walnut and branded with a gold PBCO logo, this banjo wall hanger will beautifully display your Pisgah Banjo as a work of art on any wall in your home. It safely supports your banjo anywhere, encouraging you to play your banjo as much as possible! The wall hanger comes with two mounting screws and sturdy drywall anchors. Get one for every banjo in your home!
The Armadillo Armrest is Pisgah Banjo’s feature wooden armrest! Ergonomically designed to improve playing and to have the most comfortable playing experience. Made in the USA at the Pisgah Banjo Company workshop, using only native Appalachian Hardwoods. Mounting feet are hand-made from antiqued raw brass that allows for easy installation and adjustment with only a bracket wrench or The Banjo Tweaker required to install. L-feet attach to the banjo’s bracket shoes and hooks using the tension nuts and are compatible with all hook mounted heads, regardless of bracket spacing. Universally sized to fit any brand 11″ and 12″ open-back banjo by floating over the tension hoop and head while not interfering with your banjo’s tone. Select your choice of wood: walnut, persimmon or cherry.