Welcome to the Bishline Custom Shop

Bishline Banjos specializes in custom made banjos. Choose from options such as wood type, laminated necks, tunneled fifth string necks, short scale necks and radius fingerboards. Plus decorative options like inlay, wood binding, plating, engraving personalized truss rod covers and more.

Browse the galleries of custom banjos that Rob has built. Perhaps it will inspire you to “Design your own Bishline”.

Feel free to contact us today for a quote on a banjo with the custom options you would like.

Customs » Custom Banjos

Clermont Deluxe

This maple banjo features flamed maple on the neck and sides of the resonator and quilted maple on the back of the resonator. Abalone purling and Koa binding frame this masterpiece. This monster is powered by the Bishline Special Reserve tone chamber.

Texas Rose Open Back

A traditional mahogany open back with antique hardware and the Yellow Rose of Texas inlay. Gold tuners and the scooped fingerboard are also nice touches.

Texas Woody

Flamed maple resonator, black powder coated flange and hoop, gold accents and a clear head.

The Walnut Trout

This custom Walnut Heirloom features an mother of pearl and abalone trout jumping on the headstock. The fretboard features scalloped diamonds instead of dots.

Custom honey maple

Built for for a Steve Martin fan, this honey maple banjo features abalone purfling, gold hardware, original pearl and marquetry inlay.

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