Clareen Clarinbridge 17 Fret Short scale Tenor banjo with Clareen Pod Case

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17 Fret Short Scale Mahogany Tenor Banjo with Rolled Brass tone ring, hand made in Galway, Ireland by Tom Cussen. Supplied in Clareen Pod Case

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The Clarinbridge was introduced by Clareen 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.

Rolled Brass Tone Ring
Mahogany Neck and Resonator
Rosewood finger board and Peghead
Schaller Geared Tuners
Waverly Style Tailpiece


The Mahogany neck is book-matched and re-enforced with two carbon fibre truss rods embedded inside. The neck is then protected with several layers of lacquer.
The Peghead is inlaid with the Model name and a Harp motif in Mother of Pearl Inlay. The Rosewood fingerboard is inlaid at the 1st, 3rd, 7th, 10th, 15th, 17th  & 19th frets with a Mother of Pearl dot marker.
The precision crafted Geared Tuners are sourced from Schaller in Germany and are made of brass and then nickel plated topped with White, Pearloid buttons.


The mahogany resonator in a rich, warm tone is finished to a velvety, smooth finish and protected with several layers of lacquer.


A rolled brass tone ring in flathead style manufactured by Clareen Banjos especially for the Clarinbridge model.
Clareen Grooved Tension Band with mild steel tension hooks which are nickel plated
We use an excellent quality Waverly Style Tailpiece which is nickel plated. It has 5 “pillars” which can accommodate both ball end and loop end strings
Brass Nickel Plated Armrest
We use a frosted white banjo head with the Clareen logo for the Clarinbridge.


Neck width at the nut: 30mm
Scale Length, Nut to Bridge: 19 fret – 23 inches, 585mm; 17 fret – 21 inches, 525mm
Resonator Diameter:335mm/ 13 1/8”
Overall Instrument Length:865mm/ 34”
Approximately Weight:3.5kg approximately

Supplied in a Clareen semi-rigid Pod Case


Banjo Type
4 String Banjo
Number of Strings
4 String


Pot Type


Chicago DGBE , Irish GDAE , Jazz CGDA ,


Right or Left Handed
Right Handed

Customer reviews

5 / 5
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daniel rosak
Excellent banjo
Rated 5 out of 5

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