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Jim Jacquet's Blog – February 2014 Archive (1)

homemade gourd banjo

Hi. Just built, with the generous help of a luthier friend, a gourd banjo similar to the one in the 1790 painting The Old Plantation.

Got me wondering, do we know how they would have been tuned at the time? I have the 3 and a half strings…

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Added by Jim Jacquet on February 5, 2014 at 5:19pm — No Comments

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