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Jun 21.2018

Chi McClean performs "See Your Face Again" - Deering Woodroom Sessions

Nashville's Chi McClean dropped into the Deering banjo family with his Boston 6 String AE. He was kind enough to play the Woodroom Sessions and performs his...

Carolina Bridges

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Apr 28.2018

5 Things to Look For In A Beginners Banjo

Finding a beginners banjo is very hard to do if you don’t know what to look for. This is true of many things; here’s a real life story that illustrates my...

Apr 4.2018

Advances in the Goodtime Banjo: Why do they sound so good?

While I like to tease customers that it is the “magic banjo fairy dust” that we sprinkle on each of our banjos before they ship that makes them sound so...

Mar 8.2018

The Goodtime Banjo - 20 Years and Counting

Remember those old Hollywood musicals? You know, the ones about “a boy and a girl and a cast of thousands of musicians playing great music”? Believe it or...

May 25.2017

Thanks For the Memories - Carolina Bridges

If you are old enough to remember the comedian Bob Hope, he used to end many of his live performances with a song called “Thanks for the Memories.” I...

Apr 27.2017

How Does Environment Affect the Sound Of A Banjo?

Understanding how the environment can affect the sound and playability of your banjo is very important. Because your neck, your rim, and your resonator are...

Mar 28.2017

Which Banjo Bridge Should I Buy?

Recently I had an email from a customer who was confused by “radius” versus “compensated” bridges. I thought a brief explanation might be of help in finding...

Mar 16.2017

Linseed Oil Finish on a Banjo: Care and Feeding

Deering Banjo Company has a custom option of an oil finish for our banjos. We only used boiled linseed oil when this type of finish is requested.

Linseed...

Mar 10.2017

5 Tips To Help Inspire You When Learning Banjo

Have you ever looked up the definition of “inspiration?” Here it is: stimulated to do the process of being mentally or feel something, especially to do...

Mar 10.2017

A Guide To Buying Used Banjos For Sale

There are many outlets with banjos for sale. Many are for new banjos and frequently the discerning banjo enthusiast can find a used banjo at a very...

Feb 14.2017

What Is the Most Important Part Of the Banjo?

So much is written about the materials and precision needed to craft a beautiful sounding banjo that we often forget to remind ourselves what the most...

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