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Ogsbury Develops OME Bluegrass Banjos
The Music Trades (2004) Vol. 152, No. 1, pp. 77
... OME Banjos has introduced its new line of Bluegrass banjos. The new designs are largely a part of ... owner, Charles Ogsbury, who has been creating banjos for over four decades. The new line is not a ... typical design for banjos, as these instruments are unusual in appearance and posses superior quality and features. ...
Review: CloverLick Banjos
Banjo Newsletter (2016) Vol. 43, No. 9, pp. 22-24
... Levenson investigates CloverLick Banjos, a one-man banjo lutherie shop in Burlington, Wisconsin ... , owned and operated by Jeffrey Kramer. Since 2004, Kramer has made about 130 banjos, and repaired many others. ...
... In an interview, Lo Gordon, banjo maker and proprietor of Cedar Mountain Banjos, discusses what ... makes his banjos unique, neck length and bridge placement, getting different tones out of banjos, the ... evolution of banjo design, fretless banjos, and other subjects. ...
... Discusses several old-model banjos, including the Vega Whyte Laydie, a fretless banjo from around 1890, and a fretless gourd banjo. ...
Review: George Banjos
Banjo Newsletter (2013) Vol. 40, No. 10, pp. 20-22
... George Banjos are made by Tom George and his apprentice/partner Christian Stanfield. George plays ... Don Reno. One of the banjos he makes is a plexiglass model that both plays and sounds very good ... . George uses a standard 27-inch scale for his bluegrass banjos, a 27-inch scale for his 11-inch openback ...
A Wildwood Appreciation
Banjo Newsletter (2010) Vol. 37, No. 7, pp. 24, 26
... The author comments on the various Wildwood banjos made by Mark Platin that he has owned. ...
... The "Jim Mills" banjo manufactured by Huber Banjos is reviewed. ...
... Bernie Caouette of Petersham, Massachusetts, maker of Cauoette Banjos, died on June 27, 2006. ...
... Johannes Bonefaas, maker of JB Banjos in Denmark, is profiled. Bonefaas discusses how he became ... interested in banjos; his college band, Ramshackle String Band; his desire to learn to play banjo ... after trying guitar, washtub bass, and mandolin; the design of his banjos, which not only look like old ...
... Offers instructions on how to spike a 5-string banjos for those not interested in using 5th string ...
Pete Ross and Jubilee Banjos
Banjo Newsletter (2003) Vol. 30, No. 8, pp. 20-24
... banjo, when he decided to start building banjos, his preference for the four-string banjo, the ... design of his gourd banjos, and other subjects. Photographs, illustrations, and the tablature for the song "Pompey Ran Away" are included. ...
Cedar Mountain Banjos
Banjo Newsletter (2015) Vol. 42, No. 6, pp. 33-34,36
... In an interview, Tim Gardner, owner of Cedar Mountain Banjos, discusses several topics, including ... : (1) how he became involved in his father's banjo-making business; (2) Cedar Mountain Banjos' new ... shop; (3) making the banjos himself; (4) the sound of Cedar Mountain banjos; (5) building block rims ...
Callous Thumb
Banjo Newsletter (2014) Vol. 41, No. 10, pp. 2-3, 20
... This article notes and comments on numerous topics related to banjo music, banjos as instruments ... , events featuring the banjo, publications and recordings also featuring banjos. ...
Katz Eyz banjos
Banjo Newsletter (2011) Vol. 38, No. 8, pp. 5
... Mike Smith's Katz Eyz banjos are reviewed, with an emphasis on the Couger and Jaguar models. ...
OME 55th Anniversary Lotus Banjo
The Music Trades (2015) Vol. 163, No. 10, pp. 172
OME Banjos Now Offers 24 Models
The Music Trades (2003) Vol. 151, No. 6, pp. 226, 228
... OME Banjos of Boulder, Colorado, is featuring a line of 24 models of banjos. The new product line ...
... summer 2004, which focuses on banjo builders Laurie Grundy, Roger Simpson of Eucalypt Banjos, Roger ... Buckmaster of Buckmaster Banjos, Peter Nayuysen of Bellbird Banjos, and hardware designer Bill Jacobs of ...
Helpful Hints
Banjo Newsletter (1996) Vol. 23, No. 8, pp. 7, 9
... Offers extensive instructions on repairing banjos. ...
Review: custom Huber
Banjo Newsletter (2012) Vol. 39, No. 11, pp. 34-36