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what kind of polishdo you use in your shop and why?

 I've always used thinner water like polishes as I do not like to get stuck on an instrument trying to remove oily polishes that never real…

Started by wood addict in Luthier Talk

0 Aug 27

Korean Made Fender Jazz Bass Truss Rod Question

Hey Everyone, I've got the above mentioned instrument in my shop for a setup and repair.  The customer was having problems adjusting the tr…

Started by Chris Shaltis in Luthier Talk

2 Aug 27
Reply by wood addict

Fixing Scratches

Hi does anyone out there have any advice on using thinners to restore scratches on a guitar? I'm familiar with antique restores using a she…

Started by Mr Craig Olive in Luthier Talk

7 Aug 16
Reply by Mr Craig Olive

Saddle seating problem?

I have a Larrivée dreadnought. I noticed the guitar is jangly in the upper registers, and discovered that the action was low on the B and E…

Started by Jon Jerome in Luthier Talk

7 Aug 16
Reply by Taffy Evans

How many guitars per customer?

Do you have a limit? I'd say half my customers bring 2 or more guitars with them. What are your thoughts on people bringing round a bunch o…

Started by Keith Somerville in Luthier Talk

4 Aug 11
Reply by wood addict

Removing Super Glue from Transducer Pickup

Hey guys, I installed my first K&K transducer pickup yesterday. All went well except the center transducer is a bit toward the bass si…

Started by mr smits in Luthier Talk

7 Aug 10
Reply by Walter W Wright

Neck Heat Press Device?

I want to obtain a neck heat press device like the one in the pictures in the link. Does anyone know  where to buy one? Or, does anyone kno…

Started by Jeff Perkins in Luthier Talk

37 Aug 10
Reply by Werther Ellerbrock

Order of Operations Question

Hi Everyone, I have been given the opportunity to restore a beautiful 1960s Guild F-30 NT Special guitar with Brazilian Rosewood back and s…

Started by Chris Vallillo in Luthier Talk

14 Aug 7
Reply by Chris Vallillo

The Old Gibson Story

The old Gibson Story. The lady who owned this guitar said it was her late husband's and that over the years he had done repair work on it,…

Started by Taffy Evans in Luthier Talk

3 Aug 5
Reply by Allen L Wall

Neck Angle

Hey all, This applies to an electric guitar I'm finishing up. It needs a shim in the pocket, and I'm deciding between a .5 and .75 degree…

Started by mr smits in Luthier Talk

8 Jul 26
Reply by Russell Vance

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