Modern Dobson Style Openback 5 String Banjo

1880's H.C. Dobson inspired banjo with reproduction tone ring. It is a custom commissioned work. This banjo has a laminated neck of American Black Walnut with Rock Maple center spline and was built to handle steel string tension. The bracket shoes were also reproduced from originals and cast in Bronze.
The rim construction is in four-ply with a maple core, Rosewood exterior and interior. The body dimensions are 12" x 2 3/4" by 3/8"

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