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"Spurts, yes. I got the same advice from a luthier who had done a lot of binding rep…"

Frank Ford replied Jan 19 to Rotted binding on a Gretsch 6122

3 Jan 19
Reply by Frank Ford

"Some of the early frets had a kind of "knurling" or a series of machine-produced den…"

Frank Ford replied Jan 18 to Old Frets - General Question

4 Jan 18
Reply by onewent

"I vote MAHGONY. Harmony made a lot of stuff for Sears under the Supertone label.  Th…"

Frank Ford replied Dec 26, 2020 to Curly Koa or Curly Mahogany

13 Jan 17
Reply by George Roberts

"Is it similar to the ones that StewMac and LMI have ?"

Frank Ford replied Dec 26, 2020 to WTB Caramillo bending iron

4 Dec 30, 2020
Reply by Mike Cornwall

"Well then, that's a new one on me, too.   We've seen radically unmatched two-piece t…"

Frank Ford replied Dec 15, 2020 to K1 Mandocello... factory spliced neck?

6 Dec 15, 2020
Reply by Paul Breen

"This mandocello has been worked over, so there's a host of possibilities, I suppose.…"

Frank Ford replied Dec 14, 2020 to K1 Mandocello... factory spliced neck?

6 Dec 15, 2020
Reply by Paul Breen

"I thickness or taper them as required to make the dovetail fit tightly without shift…"

Frank Ford replied Dec 9, 2020 to Question about neck dovetail shims

9 Dec 14, 2020
Reply by onewent

"There's also no reason you can't adjust the fit by making and thicknessing the shims…"

Frank Ford replied Dec 7, 2020 to Question about neck dovetail shims

9 Dec 14, 2020
Reply by onewent

"I'm with Greg -   I'd stabilize the rest of the body structure before cranking back…"

Frank Ford replied Dec 5, 2020 to Order of Operations Advice

5 Dec 7, 2020
Reply by Bay Rum Around

"Alcohol based sharpie ink can migrate into nitrocellulose lacquer, so I suspect ther…"

Frank Ford replied Oct 23, 2020 to Unwanted Signatures

5 Oct 24, 2020
Reply by Matt Haugen

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