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"I started in 1970 with banjos. The first guitar book I used was Irving Sloane follow…"

Jay Gordon replied Apr 8, 2012 to David Russel Young - The Steel String Guitar: Construction and Repair

8 Apr 8, 2012
Reply by Jay Gordon

"Make sure you start with a fretboard that is level along the entire length. The fret…"

Jay Gordon replied May 11, 2011 to Action - How low can I go?

16 May 11, 2011
Reply by Jay Gordon

"LuthierTools CNC is an outstanding machine. Very high quality, well engineered and r…"

Jay Gordon replied Feb 13, 2010 to small guitar shop CNC?

10 Feb 13, 2010
Reply by Jay Gordon

"No need to soak. This can actually back-fire and induce rippling. Just mist, make su…"

Jay Gordon replied Feb 13, 2010 to Bending mahogany

4 Feb 13, 2010
Reply by Jay Gordon

"I'm sorry to sound repetitive, but you say you got the guitar "with reverse tuners i…"

Jay Gordon replied Feb 13, 2010 to Reverse Gear Slot Head Tuners for Maurer Restoration

15 Feb 19, 2010
Reply by Paul Hostetter

"I live near Chris Klumper who IS Luthier Tools. The jigs that he produces are very w…"

Jay Gordon replied Jan 26, 2010 to Luthier Tool Company

5 Jan 27, 2010
Reply by greg jacobs

"Hang on..if the grain of the braces is perpendicular to the top plate then you've gl…"

Jay Gordon replied Nov 18, 2009 to scalloped braces glued down with grain running vertically instead of horizontally

17 Nov 19, 2009
Reply by greg jacobs

"Your ..090" bloodwood cracked because it wasn't really thin enough. .075: (or less)…"

Jay Gordon replied Oct 6, 2009 to Bloodwood back and sides question

10 Oct 6, 2009
Reply by Jay Gordon

"i would recommend you thin the sides to less than 80 thousands. I'd go for .075 if y…"

Jay Gordon replied Oct 3, 2009 to Bloodwood back and sides question

10 Oct 6, 2009
Reply by Jay Gordon

"Brian, I know you said budget of $0 but I think you are inviting trouble to try to c…"

Jay Gordon replied Oct 3, 2009 to saddle slot

11 Oct 7, 2009
Reply by Antonio Cotichini

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