Banjos start at $1,300 ("base price"), excluding shipping and case.  Domestic shipping typically $100-150.  Hard case is $150.  I'm willing to ship internationally on a case-by-case basis; but hey, it's expensive. 

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The base price includes:

- 25.5" scale (other scales available)

- 11" or 12" rim

- Three-ply laminated rim with rim cap (ebony, if available)

- Wooden dowel stick

- Ebony fingerboard/peghead overlay (Richlite and other woods available)

- Dobson-style heel

- Dobson or rolled brass tone ring

- Brass (aged or not) or nickel hardware

- Straight or S-shaped frailing scoop

- Stained goat skin head

- Gotoh tuners

- Paddle-shaped peghead

- Bone nut (1 5/16" is standard but I can do 1  1/14")

- Carbon fiber reinforcement rod

- Pearl dot fingermarkers

- Fully fretted (gold Evo fretwire) or fretless

- No knot tailpiece (Hawkeye tailpiece +$20)

Options available for an upcharge:

- Inlays:  Typically $25/inlay to $100+/inlay).  Must be priced out and based on material availability and my skill set

- Semi-fretless with brass overlay: +$100, depending on whether you want brass or another material

 

- Woods: Other woods (including figured wood) are available but pricing is situational

- Head:  Renaissance or Fiberskyn is available, but let's talk about this.  Goat skin is awesome.  Just don't ask the goat

- Peghead:  Other designs (e.g., Cole shaped) available for an upcharge (~$50-100 on average)

- Other:  Truss rod (+$50); other heel shapes (can be priced)

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Spirit Bear

- 25.5" scale

- 11" rim

- Dobson tone ring

- Aged brass hardware

- Goat skin head

- Figured maple

- Dobson heel

- Ebony peghead

- Ebony fingerboard

- Dowel stick

- Paddle-shaped peghead

- Carbon fiber rod

- Seeders bridge

- Hawkeye tailpiece

- Frailing scoop

- Bone nut

- Gotoh tuners

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Semi Fretless / Man in the Moon

- 25.5" scale

- 11" rim

- Dobson tone ring

- Aged brass hardware

- Goat skin head

- Figured maple

- Dobson heel

- Ebony peghead

- Ebony fingerboard

- Dowel stick

- Cole-shaped peghead

- Carbon fiber rod

- Sosebee bridge

- Hawkeye tailpiece

- Frailing scoop

- Bone nut

- Gotoh tuners

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Texas Rose

- 25.5" scale

- 11" Rim

- Dobson tone ring

- Aged brass hardware

- Goat skin head

- Maple throughout

- Dobson heel

- Ebony peghead

- Ebony fingerboard

- Dowel stick

- Paddle-shaped peghead

- Texas Rose pearl inlay

- Oklahoma pearl inlay

- Carbon fiber rod

- 5/8 Seeders bridge

- No knot tailpiece

- Frailing scoop

- Bone nut

- Gotoh tuners

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Lebanese Cedar

- 25.5" scale

- 11" Rim

- Semi-fretless, brass overlay

- Dobson tone ring

- Aged brass hardware

- Goat skin head

- Maple throughout

- Dobson heel

- Ebony peghead

- Ebony fingerboard

- Dowel stick

- Paddle-shaped peghead

- Pearl and brass sun / Lebanese Cedar inlay

- Carbon fiber rod

- No knot tailpiece

- Frailing scoop

- Bone nut

- Gotoh tuners

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