George Roberts's Discussions
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 couple of drops of rain hit the top and soaked in as though…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by wood addict Jul 7.
In the past, when building guitars, or re-setting necks, I have always glued the shims into the dovetail cavity of the guitar. Is there any reason why the shims couldn't be glued to the neck part of…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by onewent Dec 14, 2020.
I am working on a banjo with very nice gold plated hardware, and MOP knobs. The fifth string peg, though, is a replacement: no gold plating, and a plastic knob.Can someone identify the tuners for…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by George Roberts Aug 2, 2020.
This is a Lyon & Healey parlor guitar that Frank correctly identified as having Faux Graining. What looks like very figured rosewood is actually just painted on.My problem is that shrinkage of…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by George Roberts Jul 25, 2020.