Bob Thornburg XL Gourd Banjo

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Well built, and large gourd banjo from esteemed builder Bob Thornburg, who recently retired. The gourd has an 11.5" head at its widest but is slightly out-of-round (the gourd is larger around the sides); the head tension is provided via sliding wooden blocks that pull on leather rope, stiched through the head, that is anchored to pegs which protrude through the gourd's side; extremely simple leather tailpiece; burned designs present on back of gourd, as are builder's initials on side of gourd. Mahogany neck with notch for 12th fret on side with maker's "Sweep" style peghead shape; 1-3/8" nut width.

Was: $850.00

Now Only: $775.00

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