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How to install a skin banjo head


Issue 286 June 01, 2017



How to install a skin banjo head: Dan Erlewine shows his friend Lauren how to remove and replace a natural skin head on this old banjo-uke, or banjolele.
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blankIn this Trade Secrets video:
  • checkmarkCheck out this old Gretsch banjolele!
  • checkmarkCutting the old head from the flesh hoop.
  • checkmarkSoaking, stretching the replacement head.
  • checkmarkDan’s easy-to-make jig makes the job a lot simpler.

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