What are banjo strings made of?

Answer As of the early 20th century, most banjo strings are steel. However, some banjos still use nylon strings also known as gut. Some banjos also use a combination of nylon and steel strings; using stee... Read More »

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How to Wind Banjo Strings?

Replacement of banjo strings is a regular part of keeping your banjo sounding and playing its best. In order to help keep the banjo in tune, properly winding them around the tuning pegs is the most... Read More »

How to Change the Strings on a Banjo?

Are your banjo strings sounding dead and rusty? You need to change them! It is not hard to do! Follow these simple steps to make your banjo sound brand new!

How is a banjo made?

Banjos are different in construction from most stringed instruments They are made of wood and metal that come together to form a drum-like structure. Strings are then strung across and up a neck to... Read More »

What are bow strings made of?

There are two types of bows that have strings. Those used for an archer's bow are manufactured by blending a liquid crystal polymer fiber and high modulus polyethylene fiber. (Various techniques ar... Read More »