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Oct 19.2018

How To Wear Banjo Picks

It might seem like a silly question to someone who has played the banjo before, but almost every time I give banjo picks to someone who has never played...

Topic Post : banjo shopping advice

May 6.2016

Do Good Banjos Need to Be Heavy?

Beginning and intermediate banjo players who are shopping for their first professional level banjo often ask the question, “do good banjos need to be...

Apr 4.2016

Introducing the new Artisan Goodtime Banjos!

The Deering Banjo Company has launched the new Artisan Goodtime banjos – a beautiful collection of banjos offering a stunning aesthetic normally reserved...

What Is the Deering Professional Series?

Don’t you just love it when someone pulls out a term like “Professional Series” and then they don’t tell you what that really means? I mean, it sort of sounds...

How Many Strings On A Banjo?

Folks who are thinking about buying a banjo often ask us the question, “ how many strings on a banjo? ”

5th String Banjo Capos: What’s the Best?

"What is the best 5th string banjo capo?" This is one of the most common questions we get asked here at the Deering Banjo Company

Jan 6.2016

Recreating Classic Banjo Recordings

The topic of classic banjo recordings from the early 1900s came up recently as a customer called a few weeks ago asking what banjo he should buy that would...

Finding Your Banjo Sound

The quest for that certain banjo sound has been discussed and written about for decades.  But the language of the “mechanics of banjo sound” has not always...

Dec 10.2015

Can You Play Clawhammer Banjo On a Resonator Banjo?

"Can you play clawhammer banjo on a resonator banjo?" It's a question that comes up fairly often both on online forums and out in the public. The answer is...

Ever Considered a Linseed Oil Finish?

At some point or another we have undoubtedly all experienced playing instruments with satin or gloss finishes, normally favoring one over the other. And while...

The Benefits of a Banjo with a Radiused Fingerboard

Traditionally, banjo fingerboards have been flat surfaces, just like classical guitars.  Steel string guitars have traditionally been built with fingerboards...

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