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Neck Reset

I have a Stewart Wondertone that I need to take the neck off. I would like to know if it would be a dovetail or different type of joint. Al…

Started by Charlie Bowerbank in Luthier Talk

4 Jan 13
Reply by Charlie Bowerbank

White flecks have appeared in the last few years in this guitar...


Started by Kerry Krishna in Luthier Talk

8 Jan 13
Reply by Dean Sibley

Thanks Frank!

You just solved a big problem for me; drilling dots in string pins. I always buy unslotted ebony pins and add a 4 mm pearl dot for the vint…

Started by Roger Häggström in Luthier Talk

1 Jan 12
Reply by Pierre Castonguay

Dremel fret barber

I use Dunlop 6180 brass frets with a thick tang, about 0.85 mm thick. The standard fret saw makes a 0.6 mm wide cut and that is not a good…

Started by Roger Häggström in Luthier Talk

8 Jan 6
Reply by Ron Frazier

Buzzing string

The thick E string in a set of strings with a round core was buzzing. I tightened the ball end and even put thin superglue on the ball end…

Started by Roger Häggström in Luthier Talk

5 Jan 6

tenor guitar ??

hello this is my first time on a guitar forum and im new to please bear with..ive been learnin baritone ukulele fer about a year…

Started by c walker in Luthier Talk

5 Jan 5
Reply by Ned Knepp

The flexibility of the guitar's top and neck can affect string tension??

Hi all, I was reading about string tension on the daddario web site. It says 'The flexibi…

Started by Mark in Luthier Talk

7 Jan 5
Reply by Mark

Takamine Neck Reset

Hi All, After a bit of research, I though I'd go to the hive mind. I have in an older (late 70's?) Takamine F-360, essentially a Martin co…

Started by Dave Domizi in Luthier Talk

2 Jan 4
Reply by Dave Domizi

8" banjo head?

I'm restoring a John Grey banjo ukulele and need an 8" low-crown head. The closest I've been able to find is a bongo drum head. It's 8", bu…

Started by Steve Dickerson in Luthier Talk

4 Jan 2
Reply by Keith R

need to learn about spraying poly

i'm getting on fine with cellulose folks but I think I need to get friendly with poly finishes. where do I start ?. i'm not even familiar w…

Started by Nick - p in Luthier Talk

1 Dec 29, 2017
Reply by Brian Evans


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