Stanley Hicks' family pattern
from Watauga County, North Carolina, as featured in Foxfire
3; built as they were 100 years ago; all wooden pieces including
bridge, tailpiece and tuning pegs are handmade; solid brass screws; banjo head is
groundhog hide that I tan myself; woods are generally cherry
or black walnut; incomparable old-time sound! Shown above -
all ash construction with black walnut pegs, bridge and tailpiece.