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gourd banjo give away - charity fund raiser.

Started this discussion. Last reply by flatfoot johnny Jun 23, 2013. 1 Reply

O.K. folks the moment you've all been waiting for: GOURD BANJO UP FOR GRABS!! I am trying to raise money for the RSPB in order to protect the Asian vulture from almost certain extinction. For full…Continue

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Tom Berghan commented on flatfoot johnny's video
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"Excellent Johnny!  What a fine banjo you built!  I looked on your homepage but did not see any info about ordering.  Please let us all know about pricing and availability.  We all look forward to more!  Keep up the good work…"
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"Thanks Guys, Al, there is a lot of old time going on especially in London (where i live) but ive not found many that play minstrel... Im spreading the word ;-) ive almost finished another for a commission."
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"That was great!    :D    Beautiful banjo, too."
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"Well done and nice job on the banjo.  Are you finding anyone to play with in the UK?"
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Carry Me Back to Old Virginny

Just learnt this chirpy little number on my latest build. if you want to see more pictures of the banjo then go to www.flatfootjohnny.com where you will see ...
Nov 3
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"Hey Flatfoot-  You play well.  Are you still making and playing banjers?  Would like to see more of your playing, and your banjos!"
Sep 16, 2014
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The Boatman gourd banjo

My gourd banjo which i will be giving away in support of this very worthwhile charity. See below for details:: http://www.rspb.org.uk/supporting/campaigns/vu...
Jul 3, 2013
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gourd banjo give away - charity fund raiser.

O.K. folks the moment you've all been waiting for: GOURD BANJO UP FOR GRABS!! I am trying to raise money for the RSPB in order to protect the Asian vulture from almost certain extinction. For full details please go to http://www.rspb.org.uk/supporting/campaigns/vultures/save.aspx To this cause I am selling limited edition Flatfoot Johnny Stickers, designed by me, only 200 of…See More
Jun 20, 2013
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"My wife works within textiles so we have all sorts of odds and sods hanging around."
Nov 7, 2012
Jason Stamper commented on flatfoot johnny's photo
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"Thanks a lot! One more question. Where did you get that awesome cotton ribbon?"
Nov 4, 2012
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"Hi jason. Stretch the head as you usually would then when fully dry attach the ribbon one pin at a time by removing the pin then refitting it. Patience is required in order to get the pin to line up with the original hole correctly but its pretty…"
Nov 3, 2012

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How long have you played banjo?
18months
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
open back gold tone, cookie tin bano, fretless tackhead, gourd banjo

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Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 8:36am on July 3, 2010, Rob MacKillop said…
Hi John. Happy to be your friend. Nice looking banjos in your photos!
At 2:23pm on March 9, 2012, Steve Jeter said…

They have been so far.  A Bell Sticher is in my near future though! yee haw!! as we saw

At 10:48am on September 16, 2014, Strumelia said…

Hey Flatfoot-  You play well.  Are you still making and playing banjers?  Would like to see more of your playing, and your banjos!

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