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Reseating neck after removal: swolen dovetail

First off, new to the site so pardon any breeches in etiquette. I am restoring an early 60s Kay archtop acoustic and had removed the neck.…

Started by Wes Yates

20 Aug 4, 2020
Reply by Harmon Gladding

Old laminate-top (cheap??) Archtop

Years ago (circa 2002) I bought a guitar body and neck from a fellow in Iowa who said they were from a defunct factory ( can remember the n…

Started by Jack D. Generaux

0 Feb 12, 2019

Looking for opinions/info about my mystery archtop...

Picked this up recently in my travels, and was hoping I could get some information/opinions from you knowledgeable folks about it.  It didn…

Started by Matt Smith

5 Aug 3, 2015
Reply by Kerry Krishna

Calling All Vintage Gibson Mandolin Experts

We have this older Gibson A4 (Appears to be from 1918-22?) in the shop and are uncertain about what it was originally like and what we'v…

Started by Steve Baker

7 Aug 15, 2013
Reply by Steve Baker

archtop guitar center seam separation

Hi I built a D'Angelico New Yorker copy from Tom Ribbecke's plan (via Luthier's Mercantile) about 12 years ago.  It has since developed a c…

Started by Ernie Miciak

13 Mar 6, 2012
Reply by Jeff Highland

1962 Rodebald Hoyer

I am in Germany for a few months and found a 1962 Rodebald Hoyer Broadway guitar, it is an archtop with a sunburst paint job, lacquer finis…

Started by Bryn Upton

10 Jul 4, 2010
Reply by kield


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