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Bridge and Saddle Measurement Differences

Regarding measuring for bridge/saddle placement: In kits, Martin recommends adding 1/10" to the scale length and placing the near (sound ho…

Started by Bill Cory

19 Aug 13, 2017
Reply by Roger Häggström

Guild B50 Intonation Fix - Ebony Saddle Inserts

Well, being brand-new here I thought I'd contribute some content before picking y'all's brains about other stuff. One of the most prized ba…

Started by Ben Williams

10 Jan 17, 2016
Reply by Andrew

B&J Serenader Saddle placement

I have a B&J Serenader guitar on my bench that is in the process of having a new bridge made and new saddle slot routed. The distance f…

Started by Jarin W

5 Feb 26, 2013
Reply by Jarin W

Resolving intonation issues - crush my ideas to a pulp, please!

I have been thinking about intonation problems that a couple guitars in my life have. Specifically, a 90's Martin D-41 owned by a good frie…

Started by Mark Pollock

14 Nov 17, 2012
Reply by Mark Pollock

Piezo saddle for tune-o-matic bridge

Does anyone know if its possible to purchase a SINGLE replacement piezo tune-o-matic style saddle from somewhere?  I'm not interested in an…

Started by Mac Walker

1 Oct 30, 2010
Reply by Pierre-Antoine Roiron

Adding an under-saddle pickup to a guitar with a through-cut-saddle

I did the final finish work and gluing of a Martin HD-28V kit guitar a couple years ago and amazingly, it turned out better than I expected…

Started by Boyd Timothy

14 Oct 24, 2009
Reply by Boyd Timothy

Suzuki bridge, no saddle ???

Recently I got a Suzuki (labeled: Nagoya, Japan, number on neckblok: 710128) in for repair. This guitar's bridge, bolted to the soundboard…

Started by Bart van Weperen

5 Sep 24, 2009
Reply by Rob Mercure

Saddles questions...

Hi all/Frank, if you could enlighten me about some enquiries it'd be great! Under Frank's article here:

Started by Hann

6 Feb 1, 2009
Reply by Hann

Compensating saddles on Weissenborn style guitars- yes or no?

I've seen them done both ways. Original Weissenborns have the saddle straight across. Some luthiers are now making them with an intonated s…

Started by Rory

1 Jan 19, 2009
Reply by Ron Frazier

Saddle slot depth?

I am currently undertaking my first real task in repair work, thinning the bridge on a Takemine. After carefully checking the neck set, rel…

Started by Ken Reynolds

10 Sep 25, 2008
Reply by Doug Collins


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