Tom Sommerville
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Garrison 12 string Buzz.
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I've been doing repairs on a Garrison 12 string-- they were bought out by Gibson some time back. They were noted for their molded fiber-glass or carbon-fiber skeleton and for using alternative woods;…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ned Knepp Dec 11, 2013.

tenor ukulele tuning peg suggestions
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I'm building some Christmas Spec Ukes but can't decide what to do about the tuners.I find three options-- guitar style machined heads, standard metal thru-shafts or planetary gears.Customers don't…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ned Knepp Oct 31, 2013.

New threads for Parrot Vise (size of acme screw)
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I was wondering if anyone knew what size the lead screw on the parrot vise is. Mine's commenced to slip at the handle (I like to clamp hard) and I've decided to strip it and install a new thread and…Continue

Tags: alterations, parrot, screw, vise, acme

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Sommerville Dec 22, 2012.

WD-40 for sanding, rub-out lubricant on finishes?
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What do you think?Looked it up on their website, but no mention.Looked up Wiki article, and they say contents are 15% mineral oil, the rest solvent and propellant.There's no silicon.Might be very…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by FRANK Dec 16, 2009.


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