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neck reset regal guitar?

I have been asked to make this guitar playable. There is no identification on it. I looked in the book Regal Musical Instruments 1895-1955…

Started by Lee Gendvilas in Luthier Talk

25 Aug 17
Reply by Roger Häggström

Hofner Senator Neck Removal

Got this 50's Hofner archtop in which needs a neck reset. Anyone with previous experience have tips?

Started by Keith R in Luthier Talk

6 Aug 15
Reply by Claus Holm Jensen

Need new tuners & knobs for Airline Bobcat

My customer has this old cutie, and I'm seeking new tuners & knobs. The 6(on a plate) tuners measure 4 9/16" from E to E string post. T…

Started by Dave Richard in Luthier Talk

9 Aug 14
Reply by Robbie Collins

Fret Buzz

Hi Guys I hope you can help? I have an ovation 6 string acoustic. All strings open there is no buzz individually fretted there is no buzz…

Started by Brian Hemming in Luthier Talk

21 Aug 13
Reply by Brian Hemming

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 in Luthier Talk

19 Aug 13
Reply by Roger Häggström

Another homemade nut file

I thought this needed more views than it has received.

Started by Steve Williams in Luthier Talk

3 Aug 13
Reply by Murray MacLeod

Fender/Ernie ball Pin Router

My wife came across this posting on Facebook and I thought I would share. I do not know the person selling I just though the offer should b…

Started by Luke Single in Luthier Talk

5 Aug 7
Reply by Luke Single

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

148 Aug 1
Reply by Stephen Morgan

Luthery? or Luthiery?

Hello everybody. I've been away a long, long time, but the nerve problem that stopped me from building three years ago has calmed down some…

Started by Bill Cory in Luthier Talk

10 Jul 31
Reply by charley erck

The last of the fret filing jigs. . .

A few weeks ago I was doing a bit of shop cleanup, and ran into the last bunch of the fret tang filing jigs I'd made for sale at LMI.   The…

Started by Frank Ford in Luthier Talk

6 Jul 31
Reply by Keith R


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