How to install a skin banjo head

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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.

 
In this Trade Secrets video:
  • Check out this old Gretsch banjolele!
  • Cutting the old head from the flesh hoop.
  • Soaking, stretching the replacement head.
  • Dan’s easy-to-make jig makes the job a lot simpler.

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