Celebrating the Craftsmanship of Stelling Banjos: A Legacy of Musical Excellence

Dive into the Legacy of Stelling with an Unparalleled Find

In the heart of every musician and instrument enthusiast lies a deep appreciation for not only the music these tools produce but also the stories they carry and the craftsmanship they showcase. It's this very passion that drives us at Papaw Odell's to continuously search for special instruments that not only play beautifully but also come with a history that enriches their value. We are thrilled to share with you a remarkable find: a vintage Stelling catalog, a detailed service manual and setup guide, and, to our excitement, an immaculate Stelling jacket.

Stelling Jacket
The Stelling Legacy

Stelling Banjo Works, founded by Geoff Stelling in 1974, has been synonymous with quality and innovation in the world of high-end banjos. Known for their exceptional sound, intricate inlays, and robust construction, Stelling banjos have carved a niche for themselves among bluegrass and folk musicians worldwide.

A Celebration of Craftsmanship

What sets Stelling apart is not just the quality of materials or the precision of their construction; it's the brand's commitment to creating instruments that are as visually stunning as they are musically expressive. The meticulous craftsmanship involved in each banjo reflects Stelling's passion for music and dedication to the art of instrument making. This commitment to quality ensures that every banjo from Stelling is not merely an instrument but a masterpiece of craftsmanship and sound.

Beyond the Banjo: A Journey Through Time

We've taken the liberty to scan and include the Stelling catalog and manual in this blog post, allowing you to embark on a journey through the evolution of Stelling Banjos. These documents not only serve as a testament to the enduring quality of Stelling instruments but connect the past with the present.

     Stelling's Set-Up System    The Stelling Banjo Field Service Manual


Click each photo above to view the Stelling Catalog, Stelling Set-up and the Stelling Field Service Manual. 

The Papaw Odell's Promise

At Papaw Odell's, we believe that every instrument has a story to tell, and it's our privilege to be a part of these stories. It's a piece of history, a work of art, and a testament to the timeless allure of quality craftsmanship.

An Invitation

Join us at Papaw Odell's, your friendly music store in Cleveland, TN, to discover the excellence of our latest finds and explore our diverse collection of instruments. Stay tuned to our blog for more stories, tips, and insights into the world of music and instruments.

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