To here John play this custom fretless banjo click HERE.
This banjo was custom-made for John Ryster. At the time of the build John was expecting a daughter who was to be named Rose. I decided to feature her name in the bridge and inlay a rose in the peg head.
Fingerboard: brass and Richlite
Pot: cherry and locust
Peg head: Richlite with inlayed acrylic
Bridge: bloodwood and maple
Tone ring: brass on brass posts