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Fret Tang Nipper Substitute?
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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.

Diagram of a Martin two piece neck joint?
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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.

Martin Ivory Straight Through Pegs.....2 Questions
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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.

Crack in Palo escrito side when bending
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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.

 

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At 7:13pm on February 12, 2011, TW Felty said…
Wow it's great to hear from you. I'll give you a ring most likely Monday 02/14/2011.

Peace,

TW
At 4:31am on July 28, 2011, Kerry Krishna said…
It s a NING thing George. I hate these antique hosting sites. Designed without hackers in mind. Hackers walk right into Ning sites. Don't get me started!
At 10:21pm on November 21, 2012, Paul Verticchio said…

Hi George.

Thanks a million.   I'll give you a call after the first of the year about my condition.

Your offer is extraordinarily gracious & generous.

Thank you SO very much(-:

Paul

At 2:18pm on February 18, 2013, Paul Verticchio said…

Thanks Dr. George.

My e-mail address is   gtrtech@frontier.com

Could you e-mail me your phone # and a 'best time' to give you a call.

Sincere thanks,

Paul

At 11:11am on August 3, 2013, Hesh Breakstone said…

Hi George!

Thanks for the note - much appreciated!

I'm hoping that you will stop by when in the area so we can meet you and show you some of the cool stuff that's here from time to time.  

A month or so ago we had two 1936 L-OOs in for repairs and they were both only a few serial numbers apart too.  

Hope that all is well with you my friend.

Hesh

At 6:19pm on October 26, 2015, Glenn Freese said…

Hi George, I'm just learning how this site works. Thanks for the add.

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