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Confessions of a packrat...

Do you have odd stuff that (try as you might) you're unable to toss-out?  With me, it's little well-made shipping boxes and old string ends…

Started by Mike Kolb in Luthier Talk

10 Jul 10
Reply by Patrick Corrigan

Gibson acoustic bridge dimensions?

I have a 70s acoustic that needs to have a neck reset and bridge replacement. The old bridge has been shaved down so much that I can't copy…

Started by Luke Single in Luthier Talk

2 Jul 10
Reply by Luke Single

StewMac tools and finishes in Europe

I might be slow coming to this, but I've recently become aware that are StewMac resellers in Spain. They have a good range…

Started by Keith in Luthier Talk

7 Jul 10
Reply by Bart van Weperen

Sunken top, loose brace, please advise

This is my first post on this forum, thank you all very much for having me here.  I live in India in a very high humidity area (60%+). I go…

Started by Anandaroop Ghosh in Luthier Talk

6 Jul 10
Reply by Anandaroop Ghosh

Wholesale nut and saddle source?

Hello All, I checked out the thread on sources for bone nuts and saddles, and it's nine years old. So here goes the same question again, lo…

Started by Brian Burns in Luthier Talk

5 Jul 8
Reply by Ron Frazier

Interesting about wood

Found a Swedish paper in English about wood, "Structure and Properties of Scandinavian Timber". Easy and interesting reading and one thing…

Started by Roger Häggström in Luthier Talk

5 Jul 6
Reply by Russell Vance

PRS Prob


Started by joe butkins in Luthier Talk

3 Jul 1
Reply by joe butkins

truss rod vs carbon fiber rod

I have a Stella copy on the drawing board that will have a trapeze type tailpiece with a floating bridge. Would it be better to install a t…

Started by Allen L Wall in Luthier Talk

7 Jun 29
Reply by Allen L Wall

Concave acoustic tops- new build

Hi, I'm new here and very much an amateur builder. I have successfully completed one all mahogany flat top, primarily with the help of Jona…

Started by Simon in Luthier Talk

5 Jun 27
Reply by Mark McLean

Bench tuner recommendations

Hi, chaps. My old Peterson tuner has died on me so looking for a replacement, ideally nice and cheap but reliable and accurate!

Started by Keith in Luthier Talk

7 Jun 22
Reply by Keith


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