Please see our COVID-19 Statement
Trade Secrets!

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.
Trouble viewing video? View it on YouTube

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.

Don't miss an issue!

Get Trade Secrets delivered to your inbox. Only from StewMac.