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.
I am trying to salvage a bungled (by me) Martin style slotted peghead neck. I thought that perhaps a two piece neck would do it. I've got a couple of guitars to look at that have the two piece…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by George Roberts Oct 14, 2016.
Does anyone know what wood was used for the bushings with the ivory pegs? The bushings have the grain oriented in the same direction as the pegs. The bushings are very visible from the back, but…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Bettesworth Jul 23, 2016.
I was just starting to bend a side of Palo escrito, when there was a loud crack. I had just bent 3 sets of rosewood sides, and was feeling pretty good about my technique, but this was my first time…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by George Roberts May 22, 2016.