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Leo Posch
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Carve a Florentine Banjo Neck

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Leo Posch
5981 Wellman Road
McLouth, KS 66054
913-796-6400
Mobile 785 424 0752
leoposch at gmail dot com





How about this for fun and exciting?
Carving a Florentine banjo neck.
First, lay it out.
layout

Then cut the outline and carve out the background.
carve away!

more carving

Then just add more detail.
more&more carving

and more carving

Almost done!
It's that simple!
getting there

looking good

Painting is fun.
green, gold, red, brown, purple, yellow

purty

more purty

I had to touch up the carving on this resonator to match the neck.

resonate

Now you can see the inlay.

peghead inlay

whole thing

Now here is one in walnut.

walnut peg

walnut peghed

walnut heel

and a walnut heel again

wouldn't you know it

I got some patterns from First Quality.
But it really helps to see some originals to get it right.
real one cool

nifty



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5981 Wellman Road
McLouth, KS 66054
913-796-6400
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