Cedar Mountain Banjos are handmade in North Carolina by the very skilled craftsman, Lo Gordon. In many people's opinion, Lo is the best banjo builder around and we are honored to have been chosen to carry his exquisite openback banjos.
Cedar Mountain Curly Maple Openback Banjo
Like the vintage banjo of the early 1900's We believe that Cedar Mountain Banjos will one day be highly collectable.
Hand rubbed varnish finish
Rosewood block tone rim
Curly Maple neck, dowel stick and rim cap
Ebony fingerboard and peg head overlay
Book matched neck with black stripe
Thin red veneer under the peghead cover, fingerboard and heel and rim caps
Abalone diamond fretboard markers
Inlaid cardinal & abalone headstock
Two-way adjustable truss rod
Planetary tuners with ebony knobs
Geared fifth string tuner
Capo "Spike" on the fifth string at 'A'
Mother of pearl side dots
A 'square' fifth string step and subtle volute at the peg head transition
Top-of-the-line nickel-plated hardware
Die cast shoes with twenty-four hooks and nuts securing a grooved tension hoop