Paper Plate Banjo Stack two heave weight paper plates and staple them together for durability. Attach a paint stick to the back and glue beads to the end as the pegs. Finally, add strings by stretching rubber bands around the stacked plates.
The first artist is Vicki Shell, of Johnson City, TN. Vicki is a musician and builds mandolins out of canteen gourds. I have seen some beautiful gourd banjos and guitars, but this is the first mandolin I've seen.