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"Don't buy a new neck for this. These guitars are perfect for learning repair work on…"

griff replied Sep 4, 2013 to older Harmony "00" flattop

14 Sep 6, 2013
Reply by Ned Knepp

"I think you'd do yourself a disservice by not using a kit. You will almost certainly…"

griff replied Oct 19, 2011 to "Planning" for my first guitar build

6 Oct 19, 2011
Reply by Mike Kolb

"I would use CA glue. Obviously it will still damage the finish if mistakes are made,…"

griff replied Oct 10, 2011 to best glue for loose bindings

3 Oct 10, 2011
Reply by Chris Rochow

"Sharply tap along the edge of back plate with your knuckle and listen for a "loose"…"

griff replied Sep 20, 2011 to How to remove 4/4 violin back

7 Sep 21, 2011
Reply by William F.Eden

"The problem likely rises from the saddle slot. You don't mention how much saddle is…"

griff replied Jul 30, 2011 to splitting the saddle

8 Aug 9, 2011
Reply by Everett Stone

"If you can get up to Northampton MA, Harry Becker at Becker and Cumpiano is my recom…"

griff replied Jul 25, 2011 to Luthier recommendation for MA/CT region or beyond

9 Jul 28, 2011
Reply by Doug T

"You don't mention what experience you have in the field now, but if it's very little…"

griff replied Jul 22, 2011 to Thoughts on Luthiery School Vs. Apprentinceships

11 Jul 25, 2011
Reply by Gary Fried

"I think I'd do this with the neck removed, the added surface area would allow for la…"

griff replied Jun 9, 2011 to Soundhole Crack Warped

21 Jun 14, 2011
Reply by Jeff Perkins

"No. That guitar suffered a traumatic incident. It's only 5 years old! I can't see th…"

griff replied Jun 9, 2011 to Do some Gibsons tend to get bigger cracks than guitars generally?

4 Jun 9, 2011
Reply by Kerry Krishna

"CA glue is very brittle and will crumble if you can get a pallet knife under there.…"

griff replied Jun 7, 2011 to removing bridge that has been superglued

5 Jun 7, 2011
Reply by Alfonse Pagano


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