"I love these banjo restoration videos of yours. Each one reminds me that I should get my old banjo out of the closet and restring it. At the same time I kind of dread it because the last time I looked into restringing it, a music store guy told me…"
"Baby's a dancer! She's beautiful.
So is that banjo. For the inlay that you replaced, what material did you use, assuming that there's no antique ivory to match it with?
Your videos are inspiring me to dig my five-string banjo out of…"
"Hilarious Bruce! Very informative AND entertaining! Coming from Florida that white slippery stuff is a nuisance that I never have to endure as it is taken care of before it ever even appears. (One of the few things that the state of Florida stays on…"
Started this banjo project in July of 2019 when i won the ebay auction for the old neck with the cool ivory inlay running up the center. next I found the rim from the same seller about a week later. Turned out it was the rim that actually went with…
"Nature Junkie, yes 50 dollars was a lot of money back then! I just found the original Elite tailpiece used on this banjo and won it in an eBay auction! So it will soon be complete as originally made! It is a beautiful little banjo with an amazing…"
"When you first unwrapped that thing, oh my god, I was amazed that it hadn't been long buried in a landfill. I would never have guessed that an instrument in that condition could even be restored. What you did with it is astounding, Willie. You…"
"Originally it was probably some type of hide but being vegan, ahem, I went with a synthetic renaissance head to replace the old one. Glad there are still some who come here. I know I don’t visit often enough. Have you a plan for retirement??…"
"That's some beautiful motif on the back of the neck. What was the original face made of?
See if anyone still comes here and watches these? Sigh.... Well I am keeping it up for the moment so people can reach out to one another…"
IHi Trimaddog! Best wishes from Brazil... Well, if you´re the last son of a big family this is (probably) normal.... My first daughter has 3 z photos.... The second one is getting to almost 2% of that much now!!! It happens! :)
Hey Thanks! I did some viedeo for Adams' boat vid last week... first thing I've done in a while. Sick today some kind of coughy chest thing with a stuffy head! Resting now maybe I'll work on my 5o mile relay vid that ran a few weeks ago. I also have another yoga vid to finish... all I need is some 36 hour days! 24 is just not enough! The studio is still doing great and staying busy!