Minstrel Banjo

For enthusiasts of early banjo

A resource and gathering site for people interested in playing and constructing early banjos, and the history of minstrel music in America.

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M'lou Brubaker left a comment for Karen Stinson
"Hi Karen, I see you live in Michigan. Are you going to Midwest Banjo Camp 2018 in June? M'lou Brubaker"
16 hours ago
M'lou Brubaker commented on Cornelius VanderVeen's photo
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Walnut banjo neck in the rough. Drawknife from 1895.

"It might be a good idea to remove some excess material before drying. Choose a length, and rough out the shape a bit to facilitate the drying process? I roughed out my neck with a band saw and let it sit for a whole summer,though that was not my…"
17 hours ago
Tom Taggart commented on Leonidas (Lee) Jones's video
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Old Johnny Boker

"Nice job Lee."
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Leonidas (Lee) Jones commented on John Masciale's event An Evening with the Early Banjo
"I agree with Strum, Harrisburg is about 5 hours for me as well. I have friends in Michigan, but the timing on this one is just not there.  "
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Leonidas (Lee) Jones commented on Leonidas (Lee) Jones's video
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Old Johnny Boker

"Thank you both so much!"
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Paul Draper commented on Leonidas (Lee) Jones's video
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Old Johnny Boker

Song by Old Joe Sweeney, played on a Bell Sweenet banjo.
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Timothy Twiss replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Elegant Plunk
"Thanks!"
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Brice Alms replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Elegant Plunk
"I've been listening to your album, I really like it Tim. I think my favorite is Hartle's New York Polka."
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Tom Berghan liked John Masciale's event An Evening with the Early Banjo
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Brian Kimerer commented on Cornelius VanderVeen's photo
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Walnut banjo neck in the rough. Drawknife from 1895.

"Wow. That really is starting from scratch. I have built several Boucher necks, but I always started with kiln dried lumber. Do keep posting your progress. This should be interesting."
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Cornelius VanderVeen liked Paul Draper's video
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Elegant Plunk

Started by Timothy Twiss in Uncategorized. Last reply by Timothy Twiss yesterday. 9 Replies

For sale Prat's fretless banjo.

Started by francisco molina muñoz in Classified May 13. 0 Replies

Double C

Started by Rob Mohr in Uncategorized. Last reply by John Masciale Apr 30. 13 Replies

 
 
 

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