Howard Klepper's Discussions (166)

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"Pearwood is not scarce.  Many hardwood lumber yards have it.  Have you looked?"

Howard Klepper replied Jun 24, 2016 to Pear wood fret board blank

7 Jun 24, 2016
Reply by Ron Frazier

"Martin's lacquer is made by a company that only sells to industrial users.  I had th…"

Howard Klepper replied Jun 18, 2016 to Nitrocellulose Lacquer

15 Jun 18, 2016
Reply by Steve Burch

"In the 70s I did dozens of these.  It was the standard way to do a reset in the area…"

Howard Klepper replied Jun 11, 2016 to Slip the block

31 Jun 11, 2016
Reply by Joe Stodddard

"I'll keep it brief, since I don't understand all you have written and a full discuss…"

Howard Klepper replied Jun 2, 2016 to Measuring relief with string vs. straightedge

11 Jun 3, 2016
Reply by Christopher Parker

"Chris, the OP's question, and my comment, were addressed to new construction; not to…"

Howard Klepper replied Apr 23, 2016 to Fretting/Leveling

12 Apr 23, 2016
Reply by Lawrence Dell

"FWIW, Lawrence, I like to fret the board before gluing it to the neck, but finish th…"

Howard Klepper replied Apr 22, 2016 to Fretting/Leveling

12 Apr 23, 2016
Reply by Lawrence Dell

"Titebond Original Extend dries harder and has a lot better heat resistance than regu…"

Howard Klepper replied Apr 16, 2016 to Hot Hide Glue

40 May 19, 2016
Reply by Bob Gleason

"Don't bother.  You will just have to do it over when that crack opens again."

Howard Klepper replied Apr 15, 2016 to Polishing out a super glue crack fix on a satin finished guitar

17 Apr 15, 2016
Reply by Kerry Krishna

"I don't see a good reason to overhumidify a guitar by putting it in a saturated atmo…"

Howard Klepper replied Apr 5, 2016 to Top center seam separation/split

6 Apr 5, 2016
Reply by Howard Klepper

"1.  Don't fine tune the neck set to the bridge; set the neck first, taking account o…"

Howard Klepper replied Mar 22, 2016 to bridge r&r

32 Apr 14, 2016
Reply by Hesh Breakstone


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