Paul Lupus
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Endgrain Staining on old Maple headstock - RFC
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  Howdy out there in radio land,Anybody got any miracle cures for this situation ? It looks pretty permanent to me. The instrument sat in a closeted case for 20 yrs (in CA). I've not had good luck…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by FRANK Feb 15, 2011.

Correct neck projection height for a mandolin ?
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I have the back off of an old Italian mandolin for restoration and know the neck needs re-setting. Will slip the back to correct the neck angle when I re-assemble it. Wondering about neck angle…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Lupus Nov 22, 2010.

Any 'easy' way to cut nice, thin, clean splines for filling cracks due to top shrinkage ?
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I seem to remember buying a finish or veneer blade for the 8" table saw and setting a shallow angle, then ripping the 3/4" spruce only to within about 2" of the end of the board. (to keep it from…Continue

Tags: top, splits, repairing, for, splines

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Bander Oct 7, 2010.

Beveling top corners at ends of fret slots on a bound neck
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Howdy all, can't seem to remember for the life of me now, how I used to bevel the top "shoulders" of fret slots at either end of an already-bound neck. I'm talking about right next to the binding…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ned Knepp Aug 31, 2010.


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