We introduced the Clarenbridge to provide an Irish hand crafted reasonably priced banjo. It provides a very good warm tone and excellent playability and is ideally suitable for Banjo players looking to develop their playing skills.
Mahogany. Rosewood Finger Board and Peghead. Schaller Geared Tuners. Harp & Dot Inlay.
Mahogany. Clareen Banjo Rolled Brass Tone Ring in Flathead Style. Tension Band Nickel plated brass. Waverly Style Tailpiece. Nickel Plated Brass Armrest
Technical Description & Dimensions
Standard Scale 19 fret. 23 inches/585mm. Short Scale 17 fret. 21 inches/525mm. Standard Neck Width at Nut - 30mm. Clareen Banjos manufactures it's own Tone Rings and Tension Bands. All other Metalware is manufactured in Ireland where possible. The neck is fitted with Carbon Fibre Truss Rod for added strength. The Clarenbridge is available in Tenor and 5-String. Open-Back option also available. All metal parts are of brass which have been nickel plated. The hooks are of mild steel which is also nickel plated. Suitable for all tuning styles.