Starting with this lovely neck made by Canadian banjo builders Jena. With MOP inlay and a tunneled 5th string to the peg head.
Followed by this rim, kindly made for me by James, who also turned the rim to fit my Whyte Laydie tone ring.
Nurse Nancy carefully inspected the items above with a view to assembling Zoe. She quickly decided she was completely out of her depth!
Add some more hardware from StewMac...
A Fiberskyn head and Gotoh tuners from Touchstone Tonewood ...
So she . . . .