Jim Bancroft's Discussions (316)

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"Thanks Greg, that is helpful.   Jim"

Jim Bancroft replied Mar 26, 2011 to Bar Fret Question

4 Mar 27, 2011
Reply by Chris Rochow

"I've got a large roll of tortoise color plastic binding that I believe came from the…"

Jim Bancroft replied Mar 26, 2011 to Vintage Tortoise Shell Binding for a 1976 Gibson J-45

15 Oct 30, 2012
Reply by peter farr

"Either hot hide glue or Titebond would be the glue to use, no Duco cement on an old…"

Jim Bancroft replied Mar 15, 2011 to Binding on old Washburn

6 Mar 15, 2011
Reply by Jim Bancroft

"I'd complete the bending then glue with hot hide glue, superglue is fine too. You co…"

Jim Bancroft replied Mar 12, 2011 to side cracked while bending - advice needed

3 Mar 12, 2011
Reply by FRANK

"Thin superglue will run easily, I very seldom apply directly from the bottle for tha…"

Jim Bancroft replied Mar 9, 2011 to How to remove super glue from a Nitro finish ?

10 Mar 12, 2011
Reply by Gary Fried

"It's simple. Just need a piece of pipe,about 1 1/2" OD, clamp it in a vise and heat…"

Jim Bancroft replied Mar 3, 2011 to shaping wooden bindings ??

4 Mar 3, 2011
Reply by nick-p

"For gluing a headstock break I wouldn't use either titebond or epoxy,as they will cr…"

Jim Bancroft replied Mar 3, 2011 to I Need help with regluing a snapped-off headstock

42 Nov 29, 2018
Reply by Terry Chapman

"You don't need grain filler, just wood dust and glue is all that's needed. Fingerboa…"

Jim Bancroft replied Mar 3, 2011 to Frank Ford's technique for fixing fretboard divots: Add grain filler?

3 Mar 3, 2011
Reply by Darryl Hattenhauer

"I'd replace the plastic bridge with a same size rosewood or ebony bridge with a stan…"

Jim Bancroft replied Feb 14, 2011 to Gibson LGO with bridge lifting problem

13 Feb 24, 2011
Reply by Jeffrey L. Suits

"You might get more flexibility with the side crack if you dampen the sides with a we…"

Jim Bancroft replied Feb 8, 2011 to Cracked Side

21 Feb 22, 2013
Reply by Kerry Krishna


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