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Bush Banjo

$3,000.00 inc. GST

One of the first art pieces that I made, the bush banjo was inspired by the beautiful native bushland we have on our property. Instruments are made from timber, i.e. trees, so I just took it one step closer to the source and made this instrument from a fallen branch. The banjo body was from an old bodhran I had made a very long time ago. The rough, rustic nature of this piece is reminiscent of Australia’s pioneering era, where an instrument like this would fit in perfectly.

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Description

Dimensions in mm – 1630H x 795W x 130D

Weight – 15.8kg

Materials Used – Branch, wire, Hoop Pine Ply shell, Venison skin, upholstery tacks, Maple wooden balls, Tasmanian Oak dowel, recycled timber frame, foam, MDF board

Date Completed – August 2018