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"I've had good luck with purple heart. I've used a vinegar and steel wool solution to…"

John replied Aug 24, 2017 to Fingerboards

14 Aug 24, 2017
Reply by Mac McElwain

"I like bone. It doesn't cut as fast as Tusq does so I find it easier to zero in on t…"

John replied Aug 9, 2017 to Nut Materials??

30 Sep 16, 2017
Reply by Mike Kolb

"I've used it to replace the adjustable nut on Warwick basses....several times... and…"

John replied Jun 5, 2016 to Black Buffalo Horn Nut, good or bad?

15 Jun 8, 2016
Reply by Russell Kingery

"Back in the 70s and 80s we used pressure cookers with a bicycle pump hose and a bask…"

John replied May 29, 2016 to Slip the block

31 Jun 11, 2016
Reply by Joe Stodddard

"I've been using the Lee Valley setup for repairs for about 2 months. I can't think o…"

John replied Apr 24, 2016 to Hot Hide Glue

40 May 19, 2016
Reply by Bob Gleason

"Fabulous, It looks great....... I just looked at an old coffee grinder under my benc…"

John replied Feb 24, 2016 to Fret tang removal machine

10 Feb 27, 2016
Reply by Claus Holm Jensen

"This is my limited budget old Harmony archtop repair. For the purists who think that…"

John replied Feb 22, 2016 to Neck Angle

8 Feb 25, 2016
Reply by Kerry Krishna

"Here's an excerpt from an article Leonard Lee wrote on importing shellac.  In addit…"

John replied Feb 22, 2016 to Shelf life of shellac flakes

5 Feb 22, 2016
Reply by Jack Lord

"Years ago I watched a Dan Erlwine video where he oversized the fret slots and then c…"

John replied Feb 22, 2016 to Seating frets - how well is well enough?

30 Feb 22, 2016
Reply by Russell Holland

"There is a Manitoba maple however. I wonder if it's related to the Oregon maple."

John replied Feb 9, 2016 to What wood is this?

13 Feb 10, 2016
Reply by Robbie Collins


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