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Bluegrass Youth Ballet

July 20, 2020

The Bluegrass Youth Ballet was looking for a solution to cover the massive front window of their studio while still having taking advantage of the natural light in the room. I thought I could help. The Bluegrass Youth Ballet is an amazing place, accepting of everyone, encouraging everyone, and celebrating… Read more

Electric Cigar Box Banjo

April 20, 2020

As an experiment I thought it would be fun to make an electric banjo. Inspired by a stainless steel headed guitar a friend (and former professor) shared with me, I made a cast aluminum head for the banjo. A friend of mine sent me this cigar box sometime ago thinking… Read more

Ceramic body banjo

February 5, 2020

I thought it would be an interesting experiment to make a Gourd style banjo with a ceramic bottom rather than a gourd. The neck of this banjo is made from Kentucky Osage Orange with the pegs made of local cherry. I put two different color side dots that act as… Read more

Bowshot: I will come for you if you just stay where you are

December 7, 2019

Bowshot: I will come for you if you just stay where you are When my wife and I were trying to start a family we had a series of miscarriages including something called a tetraploidy. This is where an embryo has double the amount of chromosomes needed. My wife’s body… Read more

Custom banjo for Keith Nance

November 4, 2019

This banjo was a joy and wonderful challenge to design and make. It was a commission from someone that wanted to let someone else know how much they are valued. I could work on projects like that all day. From what I have learned of Keith Nance he is a… Read more

Glass Bottom Banjo

September 6, 2019

Glass Bottom Banjo: This banjo began as all good things do… as an idea that you can’t let go of. It was (and still is) an experiment. I didn’t know that some banjo heads are clear. As soon as I saw one I knew I had to print something in… Read more