Quality American Made Banjos

Artisan Goodtime Banjos

The Deering Artisan Goodtime banjos replaced the much loved Deering Classic Goodtime banjos. The Artisan Goodtimes are an improved design over the Classic Goodtimes. The Artisan Goodtimes feature a separate Midnight Maple™ fingerboard which improves the playability, looks, and tone.

The Artisan Goodtime banjos epitomizes Greg Deering’s lifelong vision for the Deering Banjo Company – to make the best sounding, best playing, best looking, and best value American made banjo that he possibly could. It is a never ending quest that Deering pursues every single day.

Artisan Goodtime Banjo

The familiar rich dark brown stain, planetary tuning pegs and the addition of 5th string spikes at frets 7, 9, 10 for alternate tunings allows this light weight maple banjo to exceed the features customers wanted and needed. The violin-grade maple rim is made of the same wood used on the professional level Deering models and gives the Goodtime banjo a rich, full, round note distinction. ...

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Artisan Goodtime Two Banjo

Featuring Midnight Maple Fingerboard and Vintage Artisan inspired inlays! With a bluegrass resonator back for projection, the Artisan Goodtime Two banjo has a 3-ply violin grade maple rim and produces a bright and clear tone that projects well and is louder than its open back counterpart.  The Artisan Two is enhanced with a rich brown stain...

$1,099.00

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Artisan Goodtime Special Openback Banjo

This versatile banjo can also be played in the keys of A, B, or C by using the spikes which are already installed and a capo. If you enjoy playing standing up this is perfect as it weighs 6.5 lbs and you can stand up play it all night long! Being an openback banjo, this is great for the Claw...

$1,099.00

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Artisan Goodtime Special Banjo

The Artisan Goodtime Special has the look of an older banjo with the rich brown stain, Deering fiddle shaped peghead and planetary banjo tuners. The Artisan Goodtime Special can be heard with a sweet voice with sustain that complements all the instruments in a band. Tuned to an open G Chord, with the spikes already installed, you can easily play in other keys. The stunnin...

$1,299.00

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Goodtime Midnight Special™

The Goodtime Midnight Special also features our new patent pending Goodtime Tone Ring mounted on a violin grade maple 3-ply rim for a sound that rivals instruments several times the price. This modern black and white banjo has a look that is striking and classic at the same time. It's a modern banjo players banjo with great performance at an affordable price and of course it goes without say...

$1,329.00

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Artisan Goodtime 17-Fret Tenor Banjo

The familiar rich dark brown stain, planetary tuning pegs allows this lightweight maple banjo to exceed the features customers wanted and needed. The violin-grade maple rim is made of the same wood used on the professional level Deering models and gives the Goodtime banjo a rich, full, round note distinction. Lightweight enough to travel with, convenient en...

$809.00

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Artisan Goodtime 19-Fret Tenor Banjo

The familiar rich dark brown stain, planetary tuning pegs allows this lightweight maple banjo to exceed the features customers wanted and needed. The violin-grade maple rim is made of the same wood used on the professional level Deering models and gives the Goodtime banjo a rich, full, round note distinction. Lightweight enough to travel with, convenient en...

$809.00

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Artisan Goodtime Two 17 Fret Tenor Banjo

Featuring Midnight Maple Fingerboard and Vintage Artisan inspired inlays! Here is a banjo you can have right there by your easy chair or take out an play in a jam. It holds its own as a banjo for anyone looking for a lighter weight option and has the looks to boot! It's great for hours of practice with an accurate neck that is as comfortable as can be. Yo...

$1,109.00

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Artisan Goodtime Special 17 Fret Tenor Banjo

The Artisan Goodtime Special has the look of an older banjo with the rich brown stain, Deering fiddle shaped peghead and planetary banjo tuners. The Artisan Goodtime Special can be heard with a sweet voice with sustain that complements all the instruments in a band. The stunning new Artisan Goodtime banjos epitomizes Greg Deering’s lifelong vision for the Deering Banjo Co...

$1,309.00

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Artisan Goodtime Special 19 Fret Tenor Banjo

The Artisan Goodtime Special has the look of an older banjo with the rich brown stain, Deering fiddle shaped peghead and planetary banjo tuners. The Artisan Goodtime Special can be heard with a sweet voice with sustain that complements all the instruments in a band. The stunning new Artisan Goodtime banjos epitomizes Greg Deering’s lifelong vision for the Deering Banjo Co...

$1,309.00

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Artisan Goodtime Special Openback 17-Fret Tenor Banjo

The familiar rich dark brown stain, planetary tuning pegs allows this lightweight maple banjo to exceed the features customers wanted and needed. The violin-grade maple rim is made of the same wood used on the professional level Deering models and gives the Goodtime banjo a rich, full, round note distinction. Lightweight enough to travel with, convenient en...

$1,109.00

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