Sunday, January 4, 2015

A new hat

It was time to mount a new head to try to get the tension hoop to ride a little lower.

Here's a Harbor Freight ring roller and new flesh hoop rolled:
New head mounted:
Trimmed and stained with TransTint Brown Mahogany sprayed in a very thin cut of shellac:
Banjo Hangout says nylon strung banjos sound better with a different bridge design and lighter weight, so I made a few:
It suits Sylvie: