Hand made resonator and open-back banjos, made in the Ozark mountain region of Missouri.


Originally developed from various banjo styles, Snowbird banjos are simple and elegant and can be made as ornate as desired with hand cut inlay.



  • WhiteHawk – Marijuana Majortone
    This was a fun custom resonator banjo with a customer commissioned Marjuana Inlay motif. This banjo was delayed due to the shutdown and I’m really happy to get it on the road! Here are the specs:
  • Some New Changes
    Well, we hope you’re doing well in your “Social Distanced” home environment. A lot of you know about my personal ideology and convictions, but I try my hardest to keep it separate from business. As a result of my frustration over current events, I’ve decided to eliminate most of the social media platforms that I […]
  • Spring 2020 Newsletter
    Shop Updates Between the end of 2019 and the start of 2020, we finished up 3 new Little Birdies and began to work on a couple custom banjos. In summarizing the year 2019, we tripled the number of banjos we produced and we built the needed jigs and components to make steam bent rims and […]
  • Resonator Banjo #1 Serial 19002
    You are reading that right, a first has been made at Snowbird Banjo Company. While it may not seem like much of a milestone for many, I started this company as an open back banjo company, mainly because that was the type of banjo I built for myself. I really had no experience with Resonator […]
  • August 2019 Newsletter
    A wild ride in the last year!

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What Folks Are Saying!

Little Birdie has suited my music style perfectly. It has a wide variety of rich and full sounds. After nearly a year, there is still nothing I dislike about this beautifully handcrafted banjo. Little Birdie is very easy on the eyes. The mother of pearl inlay is my favorite part and is always commented on and praised by others.