New Designed Banjo bridges

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Project by mountain934 posted 638 days ago 1148 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got this idea for a new design for banjo bridges, having the extra soundboard foot on each side will add strength and increase sound. I make a half lap joint for it and epoxy the joint which makes it rock solid. The osage orange one i carved the main bridge from end grain with an ebony brace and a buffalo horn tip. The other 2 are made from cow bone. These are a little harder to make then the traditional banjo bridge`s i do, but look great and perform well. I really like the look of that osage end grain and plan on doing more of those.

-- R.S.Bretz, Pa.

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#1 posted 638 days ago

That’s nice work!

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#2 posted 638 days ago

Beautiful job on these.

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#3 posted 638 days ago

Great art.

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate

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