Jerry Ryan
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Neck reset - Ovation Celebrity
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Started this discussion. Last reply by John K. Mondin Jun 11, 2013.

Old Potato Bug Mandolin project
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Steven Johansen Oct 16, 2012.

Trimming binding before installing
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Rochow Sep 10, 2012.


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Beginner Luthier, learning the basics

Repairing guitars, setting them up has been a new hobby and quite an adventure.

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Warped soundboard

Warped soundboard repair, straighten or replace?

Posted on February 22, 2009 at 7:30pm

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At 7:53am on May 10, 2009, William F.Eden said…
Have you ever been in Zepher Hills Jerry? You look like a some one I have seen down there.
At 12:55pm on September 6, 2011, Nick Anthony said…

Hey Jerry, 

Sorry haven't been on here in quite some time. I recently started a new business and have had my attention elsewhere. You can certainly use humidity to swell a crack shut. Just be careful, if you use an abnormal amount of humidity to get the crack to swell it stands a pretty good shot of opening back up under more "regular" circumstance. If it won't swell shut under ~50-55% you'd be better off using a spline and touching it up. 

At 9:27pm on October 26, 2011, Paul Verticchio said…

Hi Jerry.

I commented on your tele setup question.

I forgot to congratulate you on your winning the guitar.  For a MIM Fender, those are very serviceable instruments.

Best of luck,


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