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Nov 10.2019

Banjo Is Back

It has been a whole ten years since four boys from London, England banded together to create what would become a huge influence on our favourite instrument....

Carolina Bridges

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Aug 4.2019

Creating Your Dream Custom Banjo

Remember when you were young and you dreamt about what kind of really “cool” car you would have when you “grew up?” Well, folks, I am here to tell you...

May 22.2019

Tips To Improve Your Banjo Playing

Whether you are an experienced banjoist or a novice, it is always fun to find out ways to improve your playing. I have a few suggestions that might help you...

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...

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