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Source for truss rod supplies

I'm looking for a source for supplies to make my own truss rods. Of course, steel rod, etc  Is available at any home depot, but I am lookin…

Started by Christopher Parker

0 Jul 23

Martin D18

I am looking to buy a 72 Martin D 18 from a friend. I want to give him a fair price. As you can see in the pics it needs a little work!! Ha…

Started by Lex

3 Jul 22
Reply by Mark McLean

Gibson Mandolin 1913 . Off gassing pick guard .

Hi gang , Ive got an early Gibson mandolin , the pick guard is missing but it must have off gassed in the past and has rusted the frets and…

Started by Len Biglin

4 Jul 17
Reply by Len Biglin

CA fumes

Hello All, I like to use CA glue, and you probably do too, but the fumes affect me a lot. I use a fan to blow them away, but what remains i…

Started by Brian Burns

3 Jul 10
Reply by Roger Häggström

Koa top & bridge footprint remediation

Greetings, all .. I'm seeking some advice from those who are familiar with remediating bridge footprints that experienced a lot of grain 'p…

Started by onewent

4 Jun 28
Reply by onewent

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

153 Jun 22
Reply by LarrySB

1953 Gibson SJ

I bought this 1953 guitar that I paid perhaps a little too much for, but with which I am completely in love, because it has an incredible s…

Started by Sdan

9 Jun 18
Reply by Sdan

2009 Epiphone EBO bass guitar

Hello, It's been a while since the last time I posted. I just recently acquired a 2009 Epiphone EBO bass guitar and would like to rewire it…

Started by Lee Gendvilas

1 Jun 18
Reply by Joshua Levin-Epstein

1982 Gibson Chet Atkins CE: how to fix ground hum?

Hi everyone,  New here on Fretsnet, this is my first post :-)I own a 1982 Gibson Chet Atkins CE, bought it online 'as is'. Preamp, separate…

Started by Karl Adams

3 May 12
Reply by Walter W Wright

Better Jaws2

When refretting old fretboards the radius can be dodgy. Not exactly a set measure and it may vary over the fretboard. With a compound fretb…

Started by Roger Häggström

35 May 3
Reply by Michael Tulloch


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