Anyone know of a method or material that can be used for black frets? Kind of weird question I know lolI can think of a couple of ways of getting my frets black but I think they would eventually…Continue
Salad bowls work great with a calfskin streched over the top. I always look for a set at yard sales so I can make a full size banjo with the big one and matching smaller instruments like banjo ukes or mandos with the others. I think I've got a pic of one of them posted. Good luck!
Thanks for the comments on the fiddle video. I didn't start till a couple of years ago and the toughest thing for me was using the bow rather than a pick or fingers. I know there's a lot of good fiddlers up where you are who could get you going. Some of the fiddlers here in West Virginia who I've been learning from make regular pilgramages to Prince Edward Island just for the fiddlin! Your builds and playing are great.
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