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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!

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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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1932 Style 0 National meta repair

I have a friend who lives in Eastern P.A. who may be looking for a repair person for a severe metal crack in this  dropped axe. The Factory…

Started by Kerry Krishna in Luthier Talk

0 3 minutes ago

Identifying a resonator style guitar and figuring out a neck reset.

Hey all, I got this resonator style guitar in my shop and it needs a neck reset. I've had the hardest time identifying it because the logo…

Started by Christian A Salisbury in Luthier Talk

9 8 hours ago
Reply by onewent

Saddle radius

Please let me pick your brains once more! Wondering how you all radius your saddles and how much you vary from instrument to instrument. S…

Started by Keith in Luthier Talk

3 13 hours ago
Reply by Paul Breen

Bought a Dobro. got a surprise...

 The Dobro was so cheep, I could not resist. I just opened the case to see it was a Dobro brand, paid the cash, and took it home i  When lo…

Started by Kerry Krishna in Luthier Talk

3 yesterday
Reply by Paul Breen

Steel strings with treble?

I have a customers guitar that has a very dark tone, the darkest I have ever experienced. Rosewood in the bottom and sides may be one expla…

Started by Roger Häggström in Luthier Talk

4 yesterday
Reply by Roger Häggström

Make hardwood plugs and dowels on the cheap

A downside of being mostly self taught (and barely taught at all, honestly) is I never know if some big discovery is already common knowled…

Started by Mike Cornwall in Luthier Talk

8 on Saturday
Reply by Mark McLean

Martin Matters.

Hi All, Now the time for me to ask a fave: I've had this Martin dropped on my bench from my mates in the retail world with a note to date i…

Started by Russell Vance in Luthier Talk

16 Sep 13
Reply by onewent

Changing a UST to Different Type Transducer

Hello.  I'm new to the group.  I'm just a casual player but like to do my own guitar setups and improvements.  I'm working on a Fender elec…

Started by Greg Miller in Luthier Talk

24 Sep 12
Reply by Russell Vance

Re-routing truss rod channel on Harmony Sovereign

Hi All I need to re-route the truss rod channel on a Harmony 1260. I have removed the neck from the guitar because it also is going to nee…

Started by Patrick N. Pope in Luthier Talk

3 Sep 10
Reply by Mike Cornwall

Glue Suggestion for Neck Repair (Please see Photos)

I posted this in Mandolin Cafe, but someone over there suggested I post here as well.  I have an older mandolin with a broken neck. It was…

Started by Scott Memmer in Luthier Talk

8 Sep 9
Reply by Russell Vance


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