February 2011 Blog Posts (6)


Hi Richard !

So many thanks for the catalog copies, it 's help me in my banjo making, and my quest, i can find ideas, not copying but invent  about all i'm looking.

It's a fresh breath.

It is great !

Added by Eric STEFANELLI on February 25, 2011 at 14:12 — No Comments

Eric is looking for "the" Clifford Essex Banjo catalog...

Hi Pals !


I am chearching for the Clifford Essex Banjo catalog, anybody have it ?


Added by Eric STEFANELLI on February 25, 2011 at 7:45 — No Comments

Bj ' position

I found this on the web ; i think it is interesting for all of us .

myself , i play sometimes with the Bj on my right knee ( almost when it is an easy piece i know very well ) ; but  , most of the time , i play with th Bj between my legs ; i t 's an habbit i took because of the 16 ' cello…


Added by marc dalmasso on February 22, 2011 at 17:19 — 1 Comment

Mike's adventures in Banjoland -- II : Getting the basics down

Well, I thought I might as well continue talking about my classicbanjoistic adventures, so here goes...


So once I had my (now two, adding my nylgutted former BG machine, currently my Resonatored-Toneringed-Scruggs-tunered Classic Banjo Machine Of Awesome) proper banjo, it's time for me to consolidate my technique in CB. Fortunately, I have extensive experience with musical instruments, not only with several styles of banjo, but also with the guitar, fiddle, piano, as well as…


Added by Mike Moss on February 20, 2011 at 15:30 — 2 Comments

Mike's adventures in Banjoland -- I : The tools of the trade

Having started  playing classic banjo little over a month ago on my not-so-shabby Bluegrass Machine, I quickly realized I'd need something more appropriate if I were ever to progress in this repertoire, despite my relatively successful early attempts at playing some basic pieces. Nevertheless, being a university student with only some modest earnings, I couldn't possibly afford one of the nicer historical banjos for sale or, better yet, a classical banjo made by a modern luthier, so I…


Added by Mike Moss on February 16, 2011 at 10:06 — 11 Comments

Woods : translation

for French & Canadians  ' friends , and others too if you are curious ; i made myself this "aide mémoire "


palissandre : rosewood

ébène : ebony

acajou : mahogany

épicéa : spruce

chêne : oak ou oka

noyer : walnut

hêtre : beech

aulne :…


Added by marc dalmasso on February 8, 2011 at 21:20 — 1 Comment

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