First sorry for not being around in a while. My Computer in the shop and I can only get on line when I can get to a computer.
Two insiterments I always wanted to learn to play was the guitar and the banjo. Learned the Guitar. Bit could never find a banjo when I had the money or would find one and not have the money. So after building several other musical insterments starting with Cigar boxguitars and a cookie tine banjo. I moved to makeing dulcimers. then I got brave enouh to want to try and build an old time banjo. after reading Foxfrie three. I read about some that had been made with a wooden top. The plans are there so I had to try. the sides are made form malpe and the neck is poplar wood. After spending all the time making it it I realized I did not know how to play it. SO fpr the last cpouple of months I have been trying to teach my self the basic of playing, in between making other insterments and my art work. here is a Photo of woody number "1"
I'll be back when I can. keep on Pick'n ya'll
Hmmm wonder way this is setting on my work spot and what will it become?
Thanks for posting the information about your Wood top banjo.
I recently added a wooden top (1/8") birch to my last banjo .
I have it on my homepage its the one called the Sonotube Banjo.
I tune it d A D F# A . I play minstrel stroke style on it as well as clawhammer.
I am just learning to play. have starfted with the clawhammer syrle becouse that close to the way I play Guitar. I'll have to check out your homw page.
So great that you made yourself a banjo, Phil!