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order supply link please?

can someone in Canada drop us a link to a fair price order supply store..Stew Mac price are just plain crazy and China stuff takes forever…

Started by Rob in Luthier Talk

3 Jul 15
Reply by Doug Berch

Old Gibson Question.

Hi, late last year I did major repairs and some restoration to this old Gibson. It had been painted all over with brown paint years ago, ev…

Started by Taffy Evans in Luthier Talk

6 Jul 12
Reply by Taffy Evans

Curly Koa or Curly Mahogany

I need help with identifying this wood. This is a 1927ish Supertone I rehabbed five or so years ago. I always assumed it was mahagony. But…

Started by Rich Middendorf in Luthier Talk

15 Jul 11
Reply by Steve

Something fun!!! How many guitars have you repaired in you lifetime .... so far

Something I thought would be interesting and fun as I sit here contemplating my current repair. Every one of course is expected to be 100%…

Started by wood addict in Luthier Talk

0 Jul 10

Palathetic Pickups and top distortion.

Hi, I recently posted a photo of repairs to the damaged bridge pin holes in a guitar top. That got me thinking about maybe sharing the reas…

Started by Taffy Evans in Luthier Talk

2 Jul 9
Reply by Mark McLean

Stewmac Heat Stick

Hey all. -Have you tried the stewmac heatstick for removing necks? -If so, how was it? Did it work and heat/loosen the neck in a reasonabl…

Started by mr smits in Luthier Talk

37 Jul 8
Reply by Dave Richard


Bought a very nice La Patrie Etude classical guitar at an estate sale last week.  It plays and sounds great.  When leaving the sale, a coup…

Started by George Roberts in Luthier Talk

3 Jul 7
Reply by wood addict

Piezo pickup failure?

A customer has brought me a guitar with a K&K Pure Mini installed, and it's not making any output.  I've even disconnected the piezo's…

Started by Eric Gleason in Luthier Talk

12 Jul 3
Reply by Roger Häggström

Fixing a beatup 0-30

Howdy Folks, My 1st post here. My story is that a friend of mine gave me an old Martin that someone gave him when he was 17. He's nearly…

Started by DAVID BURNS in Luthier Talk

24 Jun 29
Reply by Taffy Evans

Rotted binding on a Gretsch 6122

I knew... going-in... that this was going to be a highly labor-intensive project.  It's a '67 Gretsch model 6122 Chet Atkins Country Gentle…

Started by Mike Kolb in Luthier Talk

13 Jun 12
Reply by Dave Richard


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