Below are a variety of links to a few builders, retailers, associations and musical friends.  All of whom I wholeheartedly recommend.

Please check them out.    

William Laskin Guitar Maker       Deering Banjos         Nechville Musical Products          Dogwood Designs

Tony Pass Banjo Rims         Weber Mandolins            John Pearse Strings           Mandolin Brothers Limited

Zepp Country Music Inc    Avondale Music        Banjo News        GuitarSam        Kepasa Ukelele 

The Woods Acoustic Music and Dance Camp    Newfoundland & Labrador Folk Arts Society    http://allanrankinmusic.ca

Canadian Folk Music Awards    Duncan Wells     Jean Hewson and Christina Smith      Tony Ellis         

Catherine MacLellan   Wegen PicksNorthern Lights Music   Young Tradition Vermont    Arts Can Circle     Mike Stevens