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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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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…

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Bridge blank mockups

Hey all, I'm looking for a suitable wood to make some test bridges, mostly to gain experience but also to use as mockups.  I obviously don'…

Started by Bruce Erickson

3 6 hours ago
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Machine sanding rosewood

Hello All, At age 78 I don't have the stamina that I had as younger man. I've been thinking that I ought to get a sanding machine of some s…

Started by Brian Burns

14 19 hours ago
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Old Parlour Guitar ID ? Washburn ?

Hi everyone , i have an old parlour guitar which looks like a washburn made thing . I want to know what bridge it should have , the smiley…

Started by Len Biglin

3 yesterday
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free "Double Bevel Sharpening" .pdf

Hello All, Thomas James' reply to another thread reminded me that I probably haven't mentioned the availability of my "Double Bevel Sharpen…

Started by Brian Burns

1 yesterday
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CA glue for construction

I recently saw that a guitar manufacturer was using CA glue for the braces in the guitars. I had never heard of this and wanted to ask if a…

Started by Donnie Barbra

6 Aug 13
Reply by Roger Häggström

Guitar Repair Position Available In Portland

My shop in Pdx, OR is looking for another guitar repair person. We are a busy shop with three/four luthiers and need one more experienced r…

Started by Todd Mylet

0 Aug 12

Gibson MK72 neck reset

Hi all I have an MK72 on my bench needing a neck reset but it appears to have other issues that I don't really understand and thought that…

Started by Dave Sparrow

2 Aug 11
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Started by joe butkins

4 Aug 10
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Glue for torrefied tops

There seems to be some issues with glue joints on torrefied soundboards. I’m interested in recommendations based on experience for best typ…

Started by David Scheckman

2 Aug 6
Reply by Jelle van Tilburg

Teflon nuts

I don't have much to say other than: man, they suck. Like trying to make a nut out of a bar of soap. However, the customer is always right.…

Started by Keith

4 Aug 5
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