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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

16 May 14
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

14 May 14
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

19 May 14
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

6 May 12
Reply by Nathan Peirson

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

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

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

2 Apr 25
Reply by Brian Burns

Re-glue Celluloid fingerboard

Greetings .. I've done a good number of successful neck removal/resets on old guitars with celluloid fingerboards, but recently I had a cas…

Started by onewent

3 Apr 23
Reply by onewent

OM 42 reset question.

Hi gang , I am about to do a neck reset on a very nice Martin OM 42 , I'd just like to ask if I need to take extra care due to all the pear…

Started by Len Biglin

11 Apr 23
Reply by Len Biglin

Oval sound hole needs pickup .

Hi friends , Does anyone know of a sound hole pickup that would fit an oval hole 4 3/4" wide ? 120mm .

Started by Len Biglin

2 Apr 20
Reply by Len Biglin


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