Archive for the ‘BHO Collaboration Project’ Category
  • Eric Schlange to visit Sullivan Banjo in October
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted August 26th, 2011 at 12:09 pm
    We're going to have meet and great, pick n' socialize at Sullivan Banjos.  Eric will be in town helping out with Sullivan Banjo's website and he'd like to say howdy face to face with some of the BHO members.  Come on out for the fun, pick a banjo or two and say hi to Eric Schlange. Join other BHO members for a real-world gathering at the Sullivan Banjos/FQMS showroom in Louisville, Kentucky! Eric Schlange, owner of the Banjo Hangout, is collaborating with the folks at Sullivan Banjos to ...
  • Sullivan Banjo’s “Banjo Hangout Project” in route for the giveaway
    by Jeff Sullivan
    Posted December 3rd, 2010 at 9:11 am
    We'll the time has finally come to say goodbye to a wonderful banjo, we have very much enjoyed building this wonderful beauty that the members of the Banjo Hangout community spec'ed out. It's now on it way to Eric Schlange at Banjo Hangout Headquarters for preperations for the giveaway. Make sure and visit the Hangout and register to win, visit the Hangout often and I'll bet you agree that it is a wonderful resource that you will enjoy for years to come. From all of us here at Sullivan Banjo Co....
  • Sullivan Banjo – Banjo Hangout Collaborative Banjo
    by Jeff Sullivan
    Posted October 20th, 2010 at 10:14 am
    Eric Sullivan had the Banjo Hangout banjo with him at this years IBMA.  Lots of folks took time to stop over, give it a look see and put some picks on the strings.  Give a listen and see what you think.  It's a dandy, there's going to be a happy Hangout member real soon! To see some work in progress pictures check out our earlier blogs by clicking here.  If you want to follow and read up on the project on the Banjo Hangout click here. Banjo Hangout plans on giving this banjo away in December...
  • BHO Custom Build – Heading to Finishing!
    by Travis Cook
    Posted July 29th, 2010 at 2:31 pm
    We've finished up the binding and purfling on the resonator and have sent it and the neck into the finishing room. So far this is coming together to be an incredibly beautiful banjo! The wood on the resonator is exceptionally pretty - can't wait to see this thing after staining! If you need to catch up on the Project, check out our forum at the Banjo Hangout....
  • BHO Custom Build Progress Update
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted June 15th, 2010 at 1:20 pm
    Howdy folks,  Our shop supervisor is healthy, back up and going strong and we are back under way with BHO / Sullivan Vintage 35 Banjo collaboration.  The pictures below are of the walnut neck bound with some beautiful ivoroid / black / white binding and fretted up ready for some finish sanding.  Next we’ll be applying the nitro lacquer finish with the amber toner, watch for some photos we’ll keep you in the loop as the finishing process progresses.  Your comments are welcome. M...
  • BHO Custom Build Progress Update
    by Travis Cook
    Posted June 11th, 2010 at 6:06 pm
    Fingerboard and peghead inlays were attached to the neck today - next up we'll trim the peghead and begin shaping the neck! If you need to catch up on the Project, check out our forum at the Banjo Hangout. [gallery link="file" columns="4"]...
  • Banjo Hangout Custom Build
    by Travis Cook
    Posted December 22nd, 2009 at 2:42 pm
    Hello everyone! Just wanted to give you an update on the construction progress on the Banjo Hangout/Sullivan Banjo collaboration project. We’ve started the process, and at the moment are waiting for a few components. We’ve taken the neck and done prelimniary cuts on it, squared it off, and put the ears on the peghead. Duane took it through these first steps, and the neck is clamped and waiting for inlays. Lorne is in the process of making the inlays now- we should have them within a week!...