This Banjo was custom made for John Ryster.  John was expecting a daughter they were naming Rose at the time of the build. This is the reason for the inlayed rose in the peg head and for her name in the bridge. To here John play this custom fretless banjo click HERE.

Fingerboard: Brass and Richlite
Pot: Cherry and Locust
Neck: Cherry
Peg head: Richlite with inlayed acrylic
Bridge: Bloodwood and Maple
Tone ring: Brass on Brass posts