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"I typically add plenty of water to the wood and then let it dry for a couple of days…"

Roger Häggström replied Jan 3 to Cupped Back Halves

1 Jan 3
Reply by Roger Häggström

"Fish glue is commonly used to glue bone, pearl and metal to wood. It's stickier och…"

Roger Häggström replied Dec 20, 2020 to Glue for ivory binding

4 Dec 20, 2020
Reply by Mike Cornwall

"You are correct about the "stick", I'm from Sweden and I think I used the wrong word…"

Roger Häggström replied Dec 3, 2020 to Frank's Solution for Bulging Sides Q.

5 Dec 3, 2020
Reply by Greg Mirken

"My jig in action. The bottom has a rosewood stick added in the middle. There is an a…"

Roger Häggström replied Dec 3, 2020 to Frank's Solution for Bulging Sides Q.

5 Dec 3, 2020
Reply by Greg Mirken

"I use the same method, the only difference is that I use wooden blocks and parts of…"

Roger Häggström replied Dec 3, 2020 to Frank's Solution for Bulging Sides Q.

5 Dec 3, 2020
Reply by Greg Mirken

"I say that heat will bend the neck quite easily without the fretboard and trussrod.…"

Roger Häggström replied Oct 4, 2020 to 1974 Ibanez Concord with a back-bowed neck!

3 Oct 4, 2020
Reply by Roger Häggström

"With the fretboard and trussrod off, I would heat the neck to shape. I would use a f…"

Roger Häggström replied Oct 3, 2020 to 1974 Ibanez Concord with a back-bowed neck!

3 Oct 4, 2020
Reply by Roger Häggström

"Replacing an old ebonized fretboard always ends up with hacking the fretboard away w…"

Roger Häggström replied Oct 1, 2020 to Ebonized Fret Boards and Bridges

11 Oct 5, 2020
Reply by Dave Hanna

"The metallic sound is defeated by the thickness of the sheet metal and the sheer wei…"

Roger Häggström replied Aug 31, 2020 to Frank: What year did the Chicago/U.S. Manufacturers start bracing for steel strings?

10 Aug 31, 2020
Reply by el squir

"I actually own one such Imperial guitar, nice to have such a special one. The top is…"

Roger Häggström replied Aug 26, 2020 to Frank: What year did the Chicago/U.S. Manufacturers start bracing for steel strings?

10 Aug 31, 2020
Reply by el squir

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