tenbrooks-banjos-inlays-1600x900
Official Deering Banjos Blog

Hooks & Nuts

Browse by Topic

See All
Oct 10.2018

7 Things I Learned At My First IBMA

After several years at the Deering Banjo Co, I recently had the pleasure of attending IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) in the beautiful city...

Carolina Bridges

Recent Posts

Sep 25.2018

Will I Ever Get Better?

“Will I ever get better?” is the perennial cry of the pre-beginner (folks say there is no such thing as a pre-beginner but I have been one for 10 years…) or...

Apr 28.2018

Best Beginner Banjo - 5 Things To Look For

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...

Deering Rustic Wreath banjo ad
Introducing the New Goodtime Artisan Banjos

sign up for our newsletter