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Lately there has been a daily barrage of obvious spammers applying for membership here at FRETS.NET. Some time ago, I added those simple q…

Started by Frank Ford in Luthier TalkLatest Reply

Searching the Forum. . .

Took a little while, but the Search function has been restored - thanks for  your patience!

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Neck Re-Set Gallery

Hi All,  I've had a few neck re-sets through the workshop recently (lucky me). I always take a photo of the join once it's apart in case I…

Started by MrGlyn in Luthier TalkLatest Reply

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Changing a UST to Different Type Transducer

Hello.  I'm new to the group.  I'm just a casual player but like to do my own guitar setups and improvements.  I'm working on a Fender elec…

Started by Greg Miller in Luthier Talk

12 15 hours ago
Reply by Russell Vance

New stew mac heat stick

Has anyone  tryed the new Stew Mac heat stick method of neck removal?

Started by peter meyer in Luthier Talk

2 20 hours ago
Reply by peter meyer

58 Ibanez Salvadore reset .

This is an early Ibanez archtop , with MOTS fretboard and headstock , has anyone had success with steaming a neck on these ?

Started by Len Biglin in Luthier Talk

0 yesterday

MT neck reset on an old parlour

A customer brought in two guitars for resets. One is a Silvertone with a standard dovetail that I've already reset and is clamped. In the m…

Started by Keith R in Luthier Talk

4 on Thursday
Reply by Roger Häggström

Using binding to widen a fingerboard

Hi, chaps. Been asked by a customer to work on a 70s Martin D-35 by replacing the old binding with wider binding to effectively increase t…

Started by Keith R in Luthier Talk

4 May 19
Reply by steven gallagher

To Those Using A Pressure Cooker As A Steam Generator

I've got my hose (HD brake line, got my needle (veterinarian, for horses etc.), clamps, and got my pressure cooker. Are the people using th…

Started by GA20T in Luthier Talk

26 May 18
Reply by Paul Breen

Gibson Firebird with strings binding in the nut - at my wit's end..

First of all.. thanks for letting me join this community, I've had a look round over the last day and it seems like a great place with some…

Started by Dan in Luthier Talk

20 May 18
Reply by Dan

Stella Tailpiece

Hello Folks I have an old plain Stella tailpiece.I was wondering if there is someplace I can take it to get it stamped or cut to look like…

Started by Allen L Wall in Luthier Talk

5 May 16
Reply by Allen L Wall

gettin lotsa guff......

so...hiya folks....been awhile...i gotta nice easy philosophical(sp?) one fer yous.....i play tenor guitar and bariuke.....i get lots of gu…

Started by c walker in Luthier Talk

2 May 10
Reply by Rory

Early 70s J-45 neck reset. Are they all paddle joints?

The way I understand this time period is Gibson started using the paddle joint around this time. They also started gluing the top over the…

Started by Luke Single in Luthier Talk

8 May 7
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