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SHOWING 4 GLOSSARY RECORDS FOR “W”

Glossary Term
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Warp When a banjo neck warps, it bends backward so that the neck is high in the middle. This causes strings to buzz. Mild warp can sometimes be removed by heating and bending the neck back into shape.
Waverly Waverly made various banjo parts including tailpieces and tuners. Stewart McDonald now owns the Brand.
Whyte Laydie The A. C. Fairbanks Whyte Laydie is probably the most highly sought after old time banjo. They were first made in 1901 and continued into the 1950s. The tone ring is the scalloped ring developed for... read more
Wreath The Wreath inlay pattern was used on certain Gibson Mastertone banjos. The headstock has a wreath inlay, the position markers are more delicate than the other standard Gibson styles.


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