Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

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Slim Jim Banjos

Beautifully handcrafted Custom Made Banjos

Windsor Popular Model One before and after restoration

Before

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Windsor showing signs of years of wear and tear.

Perch poll lose and not correctly fitted to the pot

Before

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Perch poll had shrunk over time

After

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Perch poll extended and ferrule fitted

After

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Repairs to the pot and perch poll.

The neck brace has been refitted with new Ebony wedges

Broken Vega Tenor Resonator Before and After

Before

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The owner dropped the banjo and broke the resonator

After

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The finished repair job

Complete Restoration including Neck Rebuild Before & After

Before

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Early banjo found in a loft in need of complete renovation

Before

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The fret had started to come away from the neck

Before

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The pot was split and need completely repairing

After

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Completely restored with a light stain to maximise the look

After

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The neck was completely rebuilt 

After

New fret board and head stock veneer

New fret board and head stock veneer

Changing Tubaphone Tone Ring to Wood Before & After

Before

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The owner was not happy with the original sound of the tubaphone

Before

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The old pot was machined down and a new tone ring fitted

Before

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The heal before being reworked

After

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New tone ring added and refinished with a capping to complete the pot

After

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The finished banjo 

After

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New calf skin head fitted.