Custom Old-time Banjo #6 52

Completed December, 2007

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This open-back banjo, another Gerry Snelson design, features a crowing rooster inlaid on the headstock. The maple for the neck is simply gorgeous. To hear a Skipper banjo being played, visit our Audio Video page.

Construction Photos


I have very few photos from this project, and most focus on the inlay procedure. A lot of different materials went into this inlay, and the end result was as stunning as an actual crowing rooster.

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