Banjo Anne-Marie

Banjo Anne-Marie /// - (photos credit: Jean Fitzgerald)

Acoustic fretless banjo-type instrument -2014 -
Andre instruments no.89
 

 

Dimensions: 86 x 26 x 17 cm
Scale length:560mm
Neck width @ nut 30mm
String spacing @ bridge 35mm
Body length total: 24.5 cm
 

 

Materials:

  • Soundboard: Alaska red cedar, with altitude Red spruce bracings

  • Back&sides: African calabash, monocoque

  • Neck: Douglas fir, with pearwood side markers

  • Fretboard: Gabon ebony

  • Headstock: Douglas fir

  • Bridge: West african ebony

  • Tuning machines: CBGitty

  • Nut & saddle: light ebony

  • Finish: Linseed oil, tung oil, beeswax

 

 

Pickup: K&K pure mini

 

Strings: D'addario ECG24, stainless steel and steel
 
 

 

For Composer Patrick Lavoie, Ste-Ursule, Canada

Photos: Jean Fitzgerald