Sam Hutchings is a luthier based in central Brittany in France. He has been building all kinds of stringed instruments for over 20 years and now specialises in banjo construction. He also runs a music store with his wife Steph, that specialises in instruments and accessories for Old Time and Bluegrass music.
His banjos are all based around his exacting block rims and include 5 string models for Old Time and Bluegrass, 4 string models for Irish and Jazz, Banjoleles and custom instruments.
All the wooden parts of the banjos are handmade by Sam, including the famous grenadillo tonerings. His expertise, combined with best quality parts and materials results in a very special banjo.