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Washburn guitar with "U.S. CRANE" marking

I have what appears to be a typical Washburn parlor guitar from 1910 to 1920.  It is about a single O size, with the typical Washburn trunc…

Started by George Roberts in Luthier Talk

5 Oct 24, 2022
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Help with a bowed Valco/Airline bolt on acoustic neck needed.

Presented for your consideration.......... I have a Valco/(Kay?) made Airline A720 acoustic with the maple bolt on neck. The guitar assemb…

Started by John Yungbluth in Luthier Talk

2 Oct 23, 2022
Reply by Russell Vance

peghead break

Hello, I am getting ready to glue the peghead on the neck and do a backstrap overlay. I don't want to glue the truss rod to the channel whe…

Started by Lee Gendvilas in Luthier Talk

6 Oct 11, 2022
Reply by Lee Gendvilas

Best shade for D18 copy ?

Hi Gang , Im just finishing a d18 clone , the mahogany looks nice as it is but Im wondering if a little red/brown shader might look a bit r…

Started by Len Biglin in Luthier Talk

11 Sep 21, 2022
Reply by Len Biglin

A smaller instrument for teaching guitar makling

Hello All, I make classical and flamenco guitars, and teach guitar making. I have been thinking of a 3/4 size guitar, or baritone-uke sized…

Started by Brian Burns in Luthier Talk

2 Sep 17, 2022
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Roll pin in finger board?

I understand the idea of pinning a fingerboard during construction, but a roll pin? And a big one at that. It gets better, that's a Martin…

Started by Allan Bacon in Luthier Talk

7 Sep 13, 2022
Reply by Allan Bacon

Old Banjo Pot

Hello Group Can anyone help me identify this banjo pot? The tension hoop is just laying over the tone ring because I removed the broken cal…

Started by Allen L Wall in Luthier Talk

5 Sep 1, 2022
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Ibanez setup problem

I have a return of an Ibanez hollow body electric on which I did a setup previously. The first time I had no problem setting the 6th string…

Started by LARRY KLOSE in Luthier Talk

12 Aug 27, 2022
Reply by Hank Castello

Neck Re-Set Gallery

Hi All,  I've had a few neck re-sets through the workshop recently (lucky me). I always take a photo of the join once it's apart in case I…

Started by MrGlyn in Luthier Talk

152 Aug 16, 2022
Reply by Dave Hanna

Posting photos

Sorry for such a lame discussion, but can anyone tell me how I can post photos from my tablet?

Started by Allen L Wall in Luthier Talk

2 Aug 11, 2022
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