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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 FordLatest Reply

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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…

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Best trim router for a saddle slotting jig

This is my first post so I hope I don't mess this up! I am going to build a new saddle slot mounting rig to upgrade my current dremel based…

Started by Joey McKenzie

7 59 minutes ago
Reply by Mark Fogleman

GluBoost Super glue tints

Hey all. Im browsing LMII at the moment and just came across this line of cyanoacrylate glues, ca glues for finishes, and tints for said gl…

Started by Andrew

6 23 hours ago
Reply by Jim Figurski

Hall of "shame"

Some fun stuff I found working on instruments 

Started by Claus Holm Jensen

7 yesterday
Reply by Jon Press

Making custom fit internal bridge gluing cauls

Hi all, how do you guys approach making custom bridge gluing cauls  for bridge plates and cauls to go around braces? How do you trace the p…

Started by Mark

10 yesterday
Reply by Mark

Golden Age slotted head tuner bushings

I have started to add 12 vintage style bushings to the Stewmac Golden Age slotted head tuners. It works great and have a couple of advantag…

Started by Roger Häggström

0 on Thursday

The little "finds" are the best.

I've always casually wondered where someone could get brad-point drills under 1/8" (as the need would arise from time to time).   Then, a w…

Started by Mike Kolb

1 on Wednesday
Reply by Andrew

Fast and dirty wood repairs.


Started by Kerry Krishna

3 on Tuesday
Reply by Kerry Krishna

Fixing a new bridge to a damaged laminated top

Hi all, I read a comment by Frank Ford regarding fixing a bridge using epoxy. So if you see this Frank or indeed anyone who has good advic…

Started by Alan Osborne

11 on Tuesday
Reply by Alan Osborne

Piezo question: How loud is a K and K Mini by itself

How loud is a K and K Mini with say, only a 6 foot chord, compared to a Humbucking pickup with both being plugged straight into an amp? Is…

Started by Kerry Krishna

4 on Tuesday

Possible to repair sunken top through F-holes?

Hi, everyone.  A customer has brought a 1940s Gibson L-7 which has a top that is somewhat sunken.  Since it has no pickup hole to work thro…

Started by Eric Gleason

2 on Monday
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