Mac's Banjos

Standard Features of Mac’s Banjos

In the style of Kyle Creed
  • Open back 11” or 12” shop-made 4 ply rims with outer ply matching the wood of the neck
  • 1/2 thickness  with height generally 2.50” – 2.75” including tone ring
  • 25.5” scale length
  • 1/2” x 18” x 1/8” Steel reinforcement non adjustable
  • 1/4” rolled brass tone ring
  • S scoop for clawhammer style right hand advantage
  • 18 notch tension hoops 11” or 12”
  • Round Hooks with standard traditional style tension nuts
  • Traditional Dowel instead of coordinator rods for

Featured Banjos

Banjo #155

For Sale: $2,800 + tax

  • Half Fretless
  • Wormy apple with Ebony Fingerboard and trim
  • Red Veneer accent
  • 12” diameter rim with Nickel hardware
  • Fiberskyn head with Mac bridge
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Banjo #151

(Sold for $2,800 + tax)

  • Canadian Grade AAAA Curley Maple neck and rim with Ebony Fingerboard and trim
  • Burgundy Veneer accent
  • 12” diameter rim with 5/16th standard rolled brass tone ring
  • Nickel hardware
  • 24.6” scale with thumb side scoop
  • Mac-designed inlays
  • Natural true Oil finish

Banjo #149

(Sold for $3,200 + tax)

  • Antiqued brass w/12” diameter Tubaphone tone ring
  • Curley maple with Ebony fingerboard and trim.
  • Evo Gold frets 25.5” scale
  • Medium Brown Lacquer finish
  • Traditional Mother of Pearl Inlay shapes with engraved details reminiscent of classic banjos of the 1890’s like Fairbanks and Vega
  • Shapes cut out by Hanna  Traynham and engraved by Mac

Banjo #141

(Sold for $2,600 + tax)

  • Applewood neck and rim with Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard
  • Green veneer accent
  • 12” diameter rim
  • Full Fretless with raw brass overlay

Banjo #100

For Sale: $3,800 + tax

  • Dogwood neck and 12” diameter rim from Mac’s farm in Floyd County, Virginia
  • Bocote fingerboard and trim
  • Abalone Headstock inlay designed and  cut out by Hanna Traynham
  • Raw brass hardware including Buckeye Banjo’s Shoes and wire style arm rest
  • 5/16th” rolled brass tone ring with 12” Stern leather head mounted by John Balch\
  • Evo Gold Gotoh tuners with Tortoise Tuner buttons
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Banjo Uke #011

(Sold for $1,300 + tax)

  • Birdseye Maple with paper stone fingerboard
  • 8” diameter block rim
  • Raw brass hardware
  • No knot Tailpiece
  • Red series NyGut Strings
  • Gotoh tuners

Headstock & Fingerboard Inlays