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"I have also used West System epoxies for as long as I can remember. We use pump cans…"

Greg Mirken replied Mar 12 to Fixing a new bridge to a damaged laminated top

11 on Tuesday
Reply by Alan Osborne

"When I worked at OMI [Dobro] in the early 70s we had a similar gangsaw that John D.…"

Greg Mirken replied Mar 9 to o.w. appleton - the original "inventor" of the les paul

18 Mar 9
Reply by Mark Pollock

"These rely on friction between the headstock and the tuner. As the wood gets compres…"

Greg Mirken replied Mar 4 to Problem with friction tuners on 50s Martin tenor ukulele

4 Mar 9
Reply by Richard Bales

"That was a joke. I can't imagine any reasoning was involved at all. A found piece? "…"

Greg Mirken replied Feb 22 to Strange bracing

6 Feb 22
Reply by Len Biglin


Greg Mirken replied Feb 22 to Strange bracing

6 Feb 22
Reply by Len Biglin

"I'd see about getting a replacement fingerboard from the builder. Then you can just…"

Greg Mirken replied Feb 3 to Remove A Maple Fingerboard

5 Feb 3
Reply by Russell Vance

"A sure way to tell if it’s really a crack is to wet it with a drop or two of a mild…"

Greg Mirken replied Jan 25 to A hairline crack? (pics)

24 Feb 8
Reply by Mike Kolb

"Frank, do you mean if it was wiped on too quickly? "

Greg Mirken replied Jan 11 to White flecks have appeared in the last few years in this guitar...

8 Jan 13
Reply by Dean Sibley

"The same thing happens with lacquer. The broken wood fibers act as sponges and suck…"

Greg Mirken replied Dec 16, 2017 to CA glue darkens wood..

6 Dec 19, 2017
Reply by Palle Clausen

"There is no squeezeout the way I do it because I hold the binding in place while I a…"

Greg Mirken replied Dec 10, 2017 to More loose binding

3 Dec 10, 2017
Reply by Greg Mirken


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