Banjo Build Diary: Day 2 [Sanding & Finishing]

I decided to build one of the American Banjo Kits from Carver Banjos. This is the second video in a series that will cover all the steps involved in building the banjo. During this episode, I sand the 3 wood parts and coat them in Danish Oil.

You can buy this banjo kit here: https://carverbanjos.com/product/americana-banjo-kit/

There's a playlist that contains all the videos in this series here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwIixlr7C6KVG1LV-W4W8KxblRgMHnzG5

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Comment by Poorness Studios on April 16, 2021 at 8:40am

Thanks John and Doug. I am loving that wood grain.

Comment by Doug Thorsvik on April 15, 2021 at 11:18pm

The wood really looks nice with the oil. Danish Oil is my go to finish! Easy to do and looks great; keeps the focus on the beauty of the wood!

Comment by Uncle John on April 15, 2021 at 10:02pm

Coming along nicely.  

Comment by Poorness Studios on April 15, 2021 at 9:38pm

Thanks fellas. I was amazed how much this walnut transforms with a little oil.

Comment by Richard Sundberg on April 15, 2021 at 9:26pm

The lone star in the headstock, cool for Texas. Yeah, that stain really brought out the beauty of the wood. Good vid. Poorness!

Comment by t-belly johnson on April 15, 2021 at 7:29pm

Looking good! Great finish with just one coat of Danish. You put the effort in of  going down grades of sandpaper and you reap the rewards with a great finish.

I have to admit I would have also thinned out the neck..... sod the warranty ;)

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