Hi AllI recently got hold of a 1914 Gibson H1 Mandola (obviously no truss rod) that was a little neglected but structurally okay.The neck relief was excessive (0.75mm at fret 8 without strings…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Keen Oct 14, 2014.
I recently picked up a Gibson A4 cheaply. Serial number is unreadable but factory order number is 11120 making it about 1918.The neck looks original but it has unusual neck wear, possibly from a…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Mace Sep 1, 2012.
Thanks for reading.I usually repair mandolins and like using hide glue. However I have a small problem:I'm repairing a nyckelhapa (Swedish bowed fiddle), made in 2006. It has a 2 piece front (3-4mm…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Magnus Hultin Sep 4, 2011.
Previously I posted about a 1906 Gibson A4 that I'm renovating. The mandolin is now back in one piece and I've fitted medium strings. I bent the standard Gibson tailpiece up so when fitted there was…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Frank Ford Feb 7, 2011.