"The Rust Bucket" - Cookie tin banjo made from a modern sweet tin which has been aged and rusted. The short scale neck is sappaelle with hand made friction tuners.

 

Similar to the Appalachian mountain banjo, the cookie tin banjo originates from rural hills of America. Built by folk desperate to make music from what ever is at hand they epitomise the resourcefullnes of an age of poverty and tragedy. These banjos have a great unique and haunting sound, reminiscent of thise times

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