The Sandglass Banjo
#39  2012

The neck was made out of cherry wood on a 12in very old vintage pot, minstrel like, with square nuts. 
Gear Pegheds 4:1 with synthetic gut strings (Savarez KF), calfskin head. On this banjo it was my first try to French-Polish: it's a pleasure to feel in your hand when playing!

Here the idea was to show a sandglass starting to empty, the sand falling down along the neck. On the heel, as often, a skull is associated with the sandglass to recall of the time which passes.


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