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New Deering Wooden Armrests

Add the classic look of wood to your favorite Deering banjo with our new range of wooden armrests! Available in a range of wood options, these armrests are a direct replacement for any standard Deering armrest and a great alternative if you suffer from nickel allergies.

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Custom Goodtime Banjo Builder

Did you ever wish that you could take a Goodtime banjo and make it your very own? Now you can with our Custom Goodtime Banjo Builder

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Learn To Play Clawhammer Banjo

Learn how to play clawhammer banjo with this free video lesson!

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Learn How To Play 5 String Banjo with Tony Trischka

One of the world's premier banjo players teaches you how to play 3 finger style banjo with these free video lessons

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How To Adjust Your Banjo's Coordinator Rods

Learn how to properly adjust the action of your banjo via the coordinator rods. Deering's Quality Control Manager Chad Kopotic will take you through this step by step.

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Using Your Guitar Technique On the 5 String Banjo

Most guitar players look at the 5 string banjo as a completely new instrument. Actually the guitar and the 5 string banjo are tuned very similarly. You can easily bring many of your guitar licks over to the 5 string banjo.

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  • Goodtime Openback


    At this price, it has great tone, great feel, stays in tune, is awesomely durable, and worlds better than the the banjos I've played that are even double the cost!

    -Tamlane3
  • Goodtime Banjo Ukulele


    Love at first strum. Quality through and through. Great sustain/tone. Makes my Chinese made banjolele seem like a toy!

    -Mike. H
  • Goodtime Six 6 String Banjo


    The best 6 string banjo available

    -Guitar Guy
  • Deering Sierra


    This banjo has the best tone I have heard. It looks beautiful, and plays wonderfully. It is quite simply a dream to play!

    -Micheal B
  • Deering Eagle II


    It's like I'm holding a grand piano in my lap. The tone is so round, so lush and full. I could not be more pleased with this American made instrument!

    -Jason

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