Mugwumps Online Guide To Banjo Family Articles
American Banjo Makers, and more
Encyclopedia of American Musical Instrument Makers
, Mugwumps listing of approximately 2000 instrument makers, etc.
Fairbanks & Vega
Fairbanks & Vega Dating
Fairbanks & Vega ID Project
Electric & TubaPhone Tone Rings
Gibson Banjo Rim Evolution
S.S. Stewart Banjos
Banjo Construction & Repair Articles
Mike Longworth's Instructions For Skin Heads
S.S. Stewart's Classic Article Reprinted
Replacing a plastic head on a Mastertone.
Banjo Setup Articles - Tone Rings, Coordinator Rods, etc.
The Fret Knot Is Back
Build A Banjo From Scratch, Construction Site
Plans and drawings for building a banjo
Tip for carving fancy heels.
Wood carving website, instruction, patterns, books, etc.
Fifth String Capos
HO Gauge RR Spikes as fifth string capos
Installing "Railroad Spikes" by Pete Rohling
, assembled by Jeff Chumley
Classic Banjo Links
assembled by Rob Mackillop.
Gourd Banjo links
, more at his website.)
Interviews and photographs of makers and players
Baltimore City Paper article on Marylander Pete Ross [photos of Didlake style banza/banjar]
Steven John Foster [photos of openback spherical calabash style banjar]
Article on the Banjo in Appalachia by a Kentucky folklorist
Notes on the origin of the banjo [photo of spherical-style banjar]
Gourd instrument construction photoessay [open-backed spherical banjar]
Russ Childers [spherical-style banjar, Sweeney-style neck]
Gourdaholics [photo of banjar]
Sierra View Acoustic Music
Noteworthy [traditional Appalachian] Instruments
Roots of the Banjo
, assembled by Shlomo Pestcoe
Tunbridge Ware Banjos