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Picture of Geoff Stelling being inducted into America Banjo Museum's Hall of Fame

On September 20, the American Banjo Museum president, Doug Parsons, presented me with a 9.25 pound trophy of a man holding a banjo all made out of bronze as a memento of me being inducted into the museum’s Hall of Fame. Doug’s wife, Phyllis Parsons, took the photos and it was all done in our office with some banjos of interest on the desk in front of us. The banjos are from left to right, a Master’s Cross Deluxe in fancy walnut, a custom MasterFlower (called the Spaltwood) in spalted maple, a unique one of a kind banjo, and behind it the 20th Anniversary Staghorn (#8 of 8) in quilted maple. All three are in my personal collection. — Geoff Stelling

A Facebook video of this presentation will be aired on October 12th through October 16th. Check out the American Banjo Museum’s home page on Facebook, their website, and their home on youtube.

For the first time in decades, you can buy fine instruments directly from Stelling Banjo Works!

In addition to used instruments offered in the Classified Ads, you can buy a new banjo or mandolin directly from us. Please call us at (800) 5-String to order!

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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

Stelling’s Set-up System
Proper banjo set-up must be done in stages so that repetition of steps done out of sequence is eliminated. If you follow the below listed checks, and do adjustments as necessary, going from the truss rod to the tailpiece setting, you will not have to repeat any adjustments that may have been thrown off by […]

A Stelling Banjo Chronology
Important Instruments and Significant Dates Compiled by Sherry and Geoff Stellingfireball

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Our latest banjo, the Afton Star, is now available. Check it out!

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Stelling Gifts, strings, banjo accessories, and parts are available for sale online and directly from our store in Heards, Virginia. The online store is secure; your transactions will be protected.

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We invite you to contact us with any questions or comments.

General Inquiries may be sent to: info@stellingbanjo.com.

For Technical Suppport and Repairs, please write us at stelling@stellingbanjo.com or call us at 434 295-1917.

Stelling Banjo Works, Ltd.
7258 Banjo Lane
Afton, Virginia 22920
Sales: (800) 5-STRING

Telephone hours:
Monday -Thursday 9AM-4PM.