What’s in the Workshop

The workshop is where the magic happens. It is where, what appears to miscellaneous, parts come together to form the beautiful banjos. Sometimes it not just banjos, though.Fretboard Noel has been known to experiment with fiddles, guitars, ukeleles, and many other instruments. You are likely to find him down here, whether it is working on a banjo for a customer, or if he is creating a hobby instrument for personal use.

These photos can give you a look into Noel’s workplace, and an interesting glimpse on what goes into to building one of these instruments.Neck and Truss If you have never seen what maintains the tension in the neck of the instrument, you can view the photo below. Which illustrates the components of a neck.

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