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50's J45 repair advice

Bought a beat up J45. Mahogany/spruce, reverse belly bridge, mahogany neck block, gold block logo. 50's? All back braces are loose/ comple…

Started by Randy King

16 Jan 9, 2014
Reply by Paul Breen

Re-gluing headstock that has been glued up before..

HI all.  I've been meaning to ask you your opinion on re-gluing headstocks that have been glued up before. Ive gotten a rash of them in the…

Started by Steve Baker

4 Aug 29, 2013
Reply by Gary Fried

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

Newbie needs Yamaha acoustic repair advice

Hello, I have a Yamaha FG-441S which had a heavily slotted bridge. I ordered an ebony martin-style replacement bridge from stewmac and foun…

Started by John H Tischler

6 Feb 11, 2013
Reply by Christian Johnson

Ideas for reinforcing head-stock break - need advice

Hi folks, hope all are off to a great start in this new year!  ...I on the other hand, am not off to such a great start as my Hamer took a…

Started by John Cartwright

21 Jan 7, 2012
Reply by John

Top Brace Repair - Best Method

Hi All, I have a Suzuki No. 12 guitar, probably from the sixties. The top braces at the saddle have separated from the top and the saddle i…

Started by Ray Kallas

5 Dec 13, 2011
Reply by William F.Eden

neck repair

Hey guys! This is my first post. I am looking at a nice guitar that has a neck issue. It is pulling away from the body slightly. Can this b…

Started by Jeffrey Dean Given

4 Feb 1, 2011
Reply by Jim Bancroft

Torn Wood Grain Under Bridge

The Bridge has lifted from my 2006 G3 acoustic 6 string. It is not a pegged bridge but rather a string through style bridge. When the bridg…

Started by Doug Miller

20 Jan 18, 2011
Reply by Doug Miller

When to re-top an old Martin?

Bought a 1947 D-28 "fixer upper" recently for a low price.  Has lots of issues. Multiple long repaired top cracks, two in the upper bout wh…

Started by Stephen P. Johnson

29 Dec 27, 2010
Reply by mike carne

How to fix a split back?

Started by mark dawson

6 Nov 17, 2010
Reply by mark dawson


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