A friend out in Colorado asked if I'd make him a banjo, and sent me these really nice bottle caps from the Left Hand Brewing Company. I do love a good bottle cap, and these were those. He is one of the best furniture makers htat I know, so I took out a piece of (slightly) flamed maple I had been hoarding for the neck, and used one of my best pie tins. "Mrs. Robinson's" pies must have been quite thing in their day: you had to pay a deposit on the tin.
I do love these bluesmaster banjos. They are fun to play, and nothing else sounds quite like them. Here is this one: