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Lately there has been a daily barrage of obvious spammers applying for membership here at FRETS.NET. Some time ago, I added those simple q…

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Neck Re-Set Gallery

Hi All,  I've had a few neck re-sets through the workshop recently (lucky me). I always take a photo of the join once it's apart in case I…

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Aria A558 : Neck re-set ::What can explain this?

Presented for your consideration............... I have a late 60's - early 70's model A558 Aria classical that needs a neck re-set.  Thi…

Started by John Yungbluth in Luthier Talk

6 1 hour ago
Reply by Taffy Evans


I'm getting a message from Google Chrome that this site may be dangerous or hosting Phishing.  Has anyone seen that?  I've never seen it be…

Started by LARRY KLOSE in Luthier Talk

1 yesterday
Reply by Mike Kolb

Neck steaming temperature?

Sorry if this topic has come up already. With the search function down I couldn't find what I was after. Anyway Im wondering what the temp…

Started by Andrew in Luthier Talk

16 on Friday
Reply by Roger Häggström

Harmony Archtop Goof Up

Helo , Please see attached photo.. Harmony Archtop Birch construction Faux flame and Faux binding. Acetone spill, well can see the…

Started by Alfonse Pagano in Luthier Talk

14 on Friday
Reply by Brent Brown

Split neck block

I'm wondering what would be the best glue to use since the major crack in this neck block is already filled with glue from someone else's r…

Started by John McDonald in Luthier Talk

19 on Friday
Reply by Brent Brown

Air Eraser/Mini Sandblaster - Finish Removal

Any recommendations or tips for using one of these for finish removal on maple necks? Frank has posted about using one to remove dirt, dus…

Started by Redacted in Luthier Talk

6 on Wednesday
Reply by Nathan Peirson

Fixing a beatup 0-30

Howdy Folks, My 1st post here. My story is that a friend of mine gave me an old Martin that someone gave him when he was 17. He's nearly…

Started by DAVID BURNS in Luthier Talk

20 on Wednesday
Reply by Taffy Evans

Truss Rods

Hello, I am not a luthier or repairman but as someone who likes to be sure of his facts, and being involved in a discussion regarding guita…

Started by Brian T. Williams in Luthier Talk

6 May 9
Reply by Mark McLean

Epiphone Thunderbird Bass Neck issue

Hi Folks, I've been asked to repair an Epiphone Thunderbird Bass for a local music store.  It's a Chinese made bass with a Gibson Nashville…

Started by Chris Vallillo in Luthier Talk

19 May 3
Reply by Taffy Evans

Various questions

Hello all, I have run out of the brown "binding tape" that we all use, and am wanting to buy a wholesale quantity---at a wholesale price, o…

Started by Brian Burns in Luthier Talk

2 Apr 25
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