At the DCBU Festival…

At the DCBU Festival…
The Band Contest at the DC Bluegrass Union Festival Photograph by Kathy Hanson.

At the DCBU Festival…

At the DCBU Festival…
Geoff Stelling and Bill Emerson at DCBU 2015. Photograph taken by Dave Schenkman of Turtle Hill Banjo Co. in La Plata, Md

Building a Better Banjo in Heards, Vi...

In what was once a one room school house, built on the side of Heard’s Mountain in 1900, where sons and daughters of those who worked in the mountainside apple orchards learned their “3 Rs” and minded their “P’s and Q’s”, you will now find a myriad of woodworking equipment, handtools, and supplies sui [...]

Packing and Shipping a Banjo

Customers often call or email us for instructions on how to pack their banjos for shipping. The way I ship all my new banjos and repairs out is as follows: I put the banjo in its case and wad up a double sheet of newspaper under the peghead. I twist up a double sheet of newspaper and stuff it around each side of the pot (to prevent thumb scre [...]

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We will be closed June 26 through July 5 for our summer vacation. We will be back in the office on July 6, 2015.

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Stelling Banjo Works, Ltd.
7258 Banjo Lane
Afton, Virginia 22920

Technical Support and Repairs:
(434) 295-1917
Sales: (800) 5-STRING
Telephone hours: Mon.-Thurs. 9AM-4PM.