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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…

Started by Frank Ford in Luthier TalkLatest Reply

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Took a little while, but the Search function has been restored - thanks for  your patience!

Started by Frank Ford in Luthier TalkLatest Reply

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…

Started by MrGlyn in Luthier TalkLatest Reply

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Neck Angle

Hey all, This applies to an electric guitar I'm finishing up. It needs a shim in the pocket, and I'm deciding between a .5 and .75 degree…

Started by mr smits in Luthier Talk

8 on Monday
Reply by Russell Vance

order supply link please?

can someone in Canada drop us a link to a fair price order supply store..Stew Mac price are just plain crazy and China stuff takes forever…

Started by Rob in Luthier Talk

3 Jul 15
Reply by Doug Berch

Neck Heat Press Device?

I want to obtain a neck heat press device like the one in the pictures in the link. Does anyone know  where to buy one? Or, does anyone kno…

Started by Jeff Perkins in Luthier Talk

31 Jul 14
Reply by Thomas Beltran

Old Gibson Question.

Hi, late last year I did major repairs and some restoration to this old Gibson. It had been painted all over with brown paint years ago, ev…

Started by Taffy Evans in Luthier Talk

6 Jul 12
Reply by Taffy Evans

Curly Koa or Curly Mahogany

I need help with identifying this wood. This is a 1927ish Supertone I rehabbed five or so years ago. I always assumed it was mahagony. But…

Started by Rich Middendorf in Luthier Talk

15 Jul 11
Reply by Steve

Something fun!!! How many guitars have you repaired in you lifetime .... so far

Something I thought would be interesting and fun as I sit here contemplating my current repair. Every one of course is expected to be 100%…

Started by wood addict in Luthier Talk

0 Jul 10

Palathetic Pickups and top distortion.

Hi, I recently posted a photo of repairs to the damaged bridge pin holes in a guitar top. That got me thinking about maybe sharing the reas…

Started by Taffy Evans in Luthier Talk

2 Jul 9
Reply by Mark McLean

Stewmac Heat Stick

Hey all. -Have you tried the stewmac heatstick for removing necks? -If so, how was it? Did it work and heat/loosen the neck in a reasonabl…

Started by mr smits in Luthier Talk

37 Jul 8
Reply by Dave Richard


Bought a very nice La Patrie Etude classical guitar at an estate sale last week.  It plays and sounds great.  When leaving the sale, a coup…

Started by George Roberts in Luthier Talk

3 Jul 7
Reply by wood addict

Piezo pickup failure?

A customer has brought me a guitar with a K&K Pure Mini installed, and it's not making any output.  I've even disconnected the piezo's…

Started by Eric Gleason in Luthier Talk

12 Jul 3
Reply by Roger Häggström


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