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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...

Topic Post : banjo set up

5 Tips To Care For and Clean Your Fingerboard

Banjos are played and banjos get dirty; that is just a fact of life with banjo.  Cleaning your instrument can be easy if you just have the right tools.

Proper Bridge Placement

Bridge placement is important to get the best sound out of your banjo. The intonation is improved by having the bridge in what is called the “sweet spot” on...

Mar 14.2013

STRINGS, STRINGS, STRINGS: WHICH TO BUY?

One of the most common questions we receive here at the factory is which set of banjo strings to buy. To make it easier to find the answer in one spot, we...

How Banjos Work

For a musician, the banjo offers acoustic power, super responsiveness to any kind of touch, brightness that can cut through the sound of an ensemble, warmth...

Sep 21.2012

Tips On Banjo Maintenance

Cleaning our homes is routine - maybe not a favorite thing for all of us but we do it anyway. I love things that make my cleaning routine easier! (OK, now...

Strings: The Wonderful World of Wire

For a musician who loves their banjo and loves practicing and playing, enjoys the nuances of technique and the magic of the emotional communication in playing...

Stainless Steel Frets vs. Nickel Silver Frets

Nickel silver alloy is the most common metal used for fret wire for banjos, guitars and mandolins.  It is a good material because it conforms to fingerboards...

Bela Fleck Interview

Bela Fleck recently visited the Deering factory and had a chance to sit down with Janet Deering and discuss banjo tone, banjo bridges, and his current...

Relationship Between the Fingerboard and the Tension Hoop on a Banjo

There is a misconception in the banjo world about the relationship between the fingerboard/ tension hoop area on a banjo.

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