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"It's a straight mortise joint, secured with that bolt, but GLUED as well, so you can…"

Frank Ford replied yesterday to Martin 000-1 neck attatched by means of.....?

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Reply by Mark McLean

"Mike  - That's pretty cool - I may have to make some myself, although I'll have to…"

Frank Ford replied on Wednesday to Handy shop shortcuts...

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Reply by charley erck

"I agree - that's the deal - celluloid can be unpredictable stuff, and any addition o…"

Frank Ford replied on Tuesday to Vintage acoustic pick guards applied with solvent

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Reply by onewent

"The finish on that sunburnt Martin may not be too bad an issue if it is actually as…"

Frank Ford replied May 1 to lacquer woes, old & new

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Reply by Dave Richard

"That's a good deal more than a crack - there's some serious reshaping to do.  One st…"

Frank Ford replied Apr 21 to Gibson L-5 Repair

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Reply by jbbancroft

"Oh, and the price. My total bill was for 66 bucks, including return shipping, for 2…"

Frank Ford replied Apr 17 to Half-price nut files?

5 Apr 20
Reply by Ed Minch

"Sorry, but epoxy won't work in that application.  It will take a LOT of torque to un…"

Frank Ford replied Apr 8 to How to extract a broken string tree screw.

12 Apr 21
Reply by Walter W Wright

"As you work on this one, I think  you'll find that the binding is nearly completely…"

Frank Ford replied Apr 7 to Gibson back removal

16 Apr 20
Reply by Doug Cannon

"I'd say Slingerland is a good bet.  The high end makers put their names on things, o…"

Frank Ford replied Mar 28 to Mandolin Banjo--what is it?

14 Mar 30
Reply by Roger Häggström

"aking apart original Martin joints can reveal any number of shims.  Mostly, I've see…"

Frank Ford replied Mar 25 to best wood for neck dovetail shims?

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