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Project by dan mosheim posted 931 days ago 1238 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

will delivered his latest banjo last week, #007. it didn’t go to james bond, but to a local gentleman who wanted a ‘vermont themed’ banjo featuring all local woods and vermont themed inlays. the cherry was from arlington, the walnut from rupert, and the hardhack fretboard was from a friend in south dorset. overall a pleasing combination of woods, colors, antiqued brass hardware and fine music … there is a video clip with sound, both clawhammer and fingerpicking style on will’s website, seedersinstruments.com it sounded great to me and the client was thrilled … there are more photos, both finished and in process at this link to my dorset customfurniture blog.

i also couldn’t resist posting one of our other ‘vermont’ products, sam’s metal beltbuckles … he makes lots of different styles with fish, turkeys, mountains, chainsaws and stuff, but the map of vermont is his most popular … #160 something and counting. there is another banjo post on my blog where will made a new 5 string neck neck for a 100 year old banjo pot that was missing its original mandolin style neck … also a sweet project with a polished steel pot and historically copied inlay details … that post is here if you are interested in banjo history or instrument making.

-- dan,vermont,http://dorsetcustomfurniture.blogspot.com/





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 931 days ago

Wow it’s beautiful,makes me wish I could play the banjo.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 931 days ago

sweet banjo

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#3 posted 931 days ago

Fantstic banjo! I love the sound of it on the video. I would really like to learn to play. If I could have any banjo, this would be the one. I love the look of it, it is simply elegant. Nice work!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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