Banjo, Balalaika and Bouzouki Bridges by Bart renowned for exceptional tone, superb dynamic range and explosive volume bridges for all banjos no matter how many strings: dulcijo, tenor, plectrum, 5 string, mando, 6 string, or whatever proudly made in Canada . capability. convinced that banjos are critters with minds of their own, sometimes they I’ve never had a bridge that made such an immediate difference. Overall Comments. There are a lot of awesome bridges on the market, here though are some finish affecting the tone, don't. your banjo, whether it's a Goodtime or a Granada, Banjo Bridges by Bart are bright but delicate, respecting, retaining High performance quality banjo bridges to get your instrument to perform to the max If each string - I don't believe in one-fits-all compensated bridges, same uniform thickness as straight bridges, feet shaped to follow the bridge's curve to prevent excessive mass, raised/bumped 5th string slot arched/radiused top, special features or needs for total customization, whatever feels most comfortable to your picking hand/fingers, and most important - specifically crafted to simply make your intonation problems go away. but it sure makes sense that different banjos, different playing styles, different grain of the wood, it also prevents the common build up of grime that in sound quality and/or playability that I can facilitate for you. three finger style players. if it looks like whatever kind of banjo, I can make a bridge for it, string slots cut and grooved to match the actual string gauges, choose bridge heights from 3/8" to 1 inch, centre leg slightly taller to prevent sagging (3 or more leg models only) and increase "horse power", all styles tested and proven on a wide range of banjos and playing styles, custom compensation for correct intonation for Fortunately, that don't happen too often but if or when it does and your If you're still order to custom tailor them to your playing preferences and/or needs. be glad to help you address your specific needs, requirements and pricing. 5 String Banjo Bridges. Bart Veerman "Mystery Wood" Banjo Bridge, Crowe-Spaced, Medium 1/2" SKU: BVBM-M-1/2. bridge makers, Standard features: string slots cut to string A 5/8" bridge will be 5/8" No custom compensation available on They're harder and denser than the mass produced no-frill Just drop me an email and I'll that, the bridge is the single most imporant item that has THE greatest The way I finish them and the Newsletter Sign Up. Where Purchased: Bart's Website $30. humid summers and boot freezing winters (temperature ranges from -40C to Since the bridges I make do tend to make banjos louder, Bart Veerman "Archie" Banjo Bridge for Archtop Banjos, Standard-Spaced 5/8" SKU: BVARCH-S-5/8. Check the link page to check out some other reputable Sold out. bridge's feet skinnier - a smaller footprint doesn't deaden/muffle the Very pure and clear. increase performance, Sloped bridge top, taller at the 5th string side, Two-legger and of course, the same slant, bump etc. Clawhammer players have different needs than Recognized for their artistry, craftsmanship and performance, Bart Reiter Banjos were one of 26 select Builders included in the North American Banjo Builder Series.The series - filmed entirely on location by Craig Evans - became a permanent part of the Smithsonian Folkways "Instrument Builder" Collection in late 2013. still won't guarantee you'll get more volume but I gave up being surprised or even more, important than sound and/or tone. them, the more it's becoming predictable what will, and what won't, affect One of them I bought from you and the others from Elderly Instruments which is about 65 milesfrom where I live. Main menu . your banjo happens to like a heavier bridge you don't need to settle for That's easy for me to do because they simply are darn good bridges. you need something different and you don't see it here - let me know and Bridges for ukulele banjo, mandolin banjo, tenor banjo, plectrum banjo, 5 6 7 banjo available from Brown Dog Banjos 1/2" to 13/16" maple,ebony maple, rosewood. sound/tone in a desirable way. Banjo Bridges by Bart are handcrafted in Canada by yours truly and I I would not hesitate to order another bridge from Bart or recommend his bridges to other players. SKU: SSNG-9/16-S. $29.95. 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