Banjo #8: All Done!

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Blog entry by Brett posted 05-11-2012 10:09 PM 1434 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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It’s finished!

Not much to say really. I had fun and now I have a banjo to try and learn to play! Ha ha

Here is a link to the finished project and here is a video of how it sounds.

I didn’t blog a whole lot on the build but I think most will get the idea, it’s definately NOT a how to blog!

Thanks for watching!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#1 posted 05-11-2012 10:14 PM

Nice build Brett !

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#2 posted 05-11-2012 11:13 PM

Freakin beautiful!
Get some New Skin for your fingertips; you’re gonna need it.
When you get a song or two under your belt shoot us a line and post up on Youtube.
Again very NICE!

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#3 posted 05-12-2012 12:03 AM

Thats awesome Brett, really awesome…...I would love to try it I play a little myself. Great job!

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#4 posted 05-12-2012 12:24 AM

Brett its got good ring to it ,nice build .great looking banjo . i pick a little myself and you have a good roll there its just practice .when i learn what im doing im going to try to buid one too, thanks

ps my cat was going all over the place looking for those birds LOL:)

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#5 posted 05-12-2012 02:17 AM

Hey, thanks to everyone for the compliments!

I am pretty happy with how it turned out. There are things that I know now that I would have done differently, but not much. I might have tried to make it a little fancier. I can always build another one later, right? Now I just need to be patient and learn to play.

Thanks again!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#6 posted 05-18-2012 12:59 PM

Well done!
Sounds great.

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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#7 posted 05-18-2012 04:57 PM

A beautiful instrument and well done.


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 06-02-2012 07:22 PM

I love banjos and woodworking, nice combo. God bless!

-- Brian M. Sharpe -

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