Eric Schlange to visit Sullivan Banjo in October
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
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’s Tony Wray and Cody Looper part 1
Tony Wray of Sullivan Banjo Co. sat down with good friend and fellow band member Cody Looper from Anderson, IN and played "Pike County Breakdown". Both Tony and Cody do a wonderful job showcasing the Sullivan instruments. Cody is playing the Sullivan V35 banjo made for the Banjo Hangout Members, this banjo will be given away to one lucky winner in Dec 2010 / Jan 2011.
Pike County Breakdown
Sullivan Banjo – Banjo Hangout Collaborative Banjo
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!
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
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.
BHO Custom Build Progress Update
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.
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