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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
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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
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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
Reply by Allen L Wall

Ice Cream Cone heel neck reset

Hi Folks, I've been looking in archives to see if anyone has explained how to set a neck with an Ice Cream Cone heel. I wonder if anyone th…

Started by Nathan Peirson in Luthier Talk

5 Aug 11, 2022
Reply by onewent

Martin 000-15M needs a neck reset...

So I have a 2006 000-15M on the bench, and it looks like it needs a reset. There is a slight gap at the heel. I check the neck block, and t…

Started by Martin Bell in Luthier Talk

9 Jun 19, 2022
Reply by Thomas James

80's Washburn DOVETAIL joint ?

Got an later 80's Washburn 12 string needing a neck reset...Tried contacting Washburn via their website & facebook....No replies from t…

Started by thefishinmusician in Luthier Talk

2 Jun 8, 2022
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