Ordering A Custom Banjo
The 2016 waitlist, with build estimates for 2020, is full.
Our 2017 waitlist, with build estimates for 2021, will open up at 12:00am PST on January 1, 2017. When the list opens up we ask you to first email or call us to get a spot on the list, and we will then reply back to you to confirm your waitlist spot and with instructions on paying the $200 USD non-refundable deposit. Payment methods include check, cash, Paypal, and wire transfer.
We take in only 25 custom orders yearly, and have around a 4 year waiting time between ordering and building. Each year we also make at least 5 luthier's choice banjos. These banjos are available for first sale to folks on our waitlist, and second sale to newsletter subscribers.
Every banjo we build is a custom instrument, built to either a client's specifications or to ours. Your own custom banjo could be a replica of another instrument on the site (with the exception of some special inlays), a combination of a few instruments, or something new altogether. You do not need to know any of your banjo specs when you place an order. When the time comes for your custom build we will work with you to put together your ideal instrument - take a look at the Build Checklist for some of the decisions you'll be making.
PLEASE NOTE WE HAVE CHANGED OUR PRICING STRUCTURE AS OF NOVEMBER 2015.
Please contact us for more info.
Ordering A Gourd Banjo
We build gourd banjos in small batches, once or twice a year. If you're interested in getting in the waitlist for an upcoming batch, contact us for details on when the next build will be. No deposit needed for gourd banjos.
Ordering A Resophonic Guitar
We are currently taking orders for resophonic guitars, but have an unknown build estimate time. We ask for a $200 non-refundable deposit to hold your spot in line. Payment methods include check, cash, Paypal, and wire transfer. Please contact us for more info.
Selling Your Romero Banjo?
If you own a Romero banjo and are planning on selling it, please contact us and we'll do our best to help your banjo find a good home.