Banjo Project

This section contains information on the construction of the first Voyageur Banjo.

Section Description
The Beginning Here's what some of the parts looked like prior to the start of the project.
Initial Neck Shaping Initial shaping of the neck, handstop, and heel.
Inlaying the Peghead Inlaying my inlay design into the peghead.
Inlaying the Fingerboard Inlaying my inlay design into the fingerboard.
Fretting and Binding Installing the frets and binding the neck.
Pre-Assembly test To align and mark the holes for the lag screws
Binding the Resonator Installing the binding on the resonator.
Applying the dyes Applying the dyes to color the rim, resonator, and neck.
Applying the finish Applying lacquer to the rim, resonator, and neck.
Assembly Final assembly
   
   

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