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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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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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Les Paul neck flaking.

Hi Guys , this is a 96 LP standard , in the middle of the neck the lacquer is cracking , shrinking and starting to fall off . The owner has…

Started by Len Biglin in Luthier Talk

5 yesterday
Reply by Paul Breen

Dorset Luthier

I'm Mac, a luthier working out of New Zealand, building in NZ native woods. I need help! A UK client has just taken a dreadnought back to E…

Started by Mac McElwain in Luthier Talk

0 on Thursday

UK Vintage Gibson refinish help

Hi there, I've a customer looking to have a Kalamazoo KG11 1930's? refinished. Any suggestions of who I can put the person in touch with, w…

Started by Darren in Luthier Talk

1 on Thursday
Reply by Darren

Sideways - out Fender frets with a bound neck...

Got a well warped bound neck with the added bonus of a thickskin finish...The neck will be going in to be Plekked ( I don't do it , the sto…

Started by thefishinmusician in Luthier Talk

4 Dec 7
Reply by thefishinmusician

Paisley fender is cracking and loose .

Hi guys , My customer has a paisley front tele bass from 1968 . Rare ! But the paisley overlay is cracking and lifting a little . Does anyo…

Started by Len Biglin in Luthier Talk

6 Dec 6
Reply by Russell Vance

HHG question

Doesn't always happen, but I've got an unusually solid dovetail fit happening on a D18 neck reset.  I'm getting ready to do the glue-in in…

Started by Mike Kolb in Luthier Talk

6 Dec 4
Reply by Mike Kolb

Shelf saddle

Got a Martin guitar with the old sharp intonation on the low E string..  So I made this shelf saddle..

Started by Claus Holm Jensen in Luthier Talk

4 Dec 4
Reply by Claus Holm Jensen

Go big or go home...

After futzing around for several years back in the '90s with various top-mounted jigs for routing saddle slots (and not 100% happy with the…

Started by Mark A. Kane in Luthier Talk

6 Dec 4
Reply by Mark A. Kane

Peavey SD-9, Landola made, structural weakness between the sound hole and neck block

Presented for your consideration........... I'm getting around to resetting the neck and cleaning up an old repair on a Peavey SD-9 acoust…

Started by John Yungbluth in Luthier Talk

3 Nov 28
Reply by John Yungbluth

Washburn by Lyon and Healy

I have a Washburn model 5201 in for repair. There are three metal inserts on the front side of the bridge (facing the neck) - possibly bras…

Started by Michael Trietsch in Luthier Talk

2 Nov 27
Reply by Russell Vance


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