I have been building several guitars (for grandchildren), but have encountered a problem with the tops developing a washboard effect. The tops are all at least 20 years old. They had a wash coat of…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by George Roberts Jun 2.
The center back strip has uneven openings on either side where the back has shrunk. The back strip itself is almost an eighth of an inch thick, but the purfling appears to be paper thin. Makes me…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Glen H Apr 17.
Found this guitar at an estate sale last week. The bridge was pulled off, but held in place by the strings and bridge pins. It looks as though it had been glued perhaps three times. There are big…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by George Roberts Feb 4.
When undercutting the fret wire on a bound neck, I have used a jeweler's saw to make the cuts, and a fine pillar file to clean up the cuts. It has been a laborious and time consuming process, but…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Howard Klepper Feb 10, 2017.