All Discussions Tagged 'crack' (9)

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Frank's Fingerboard Top Crack has been my guide in dealing with an MD-12 that has the same issue but one addition--the soundboard has split…

Started by Bay Rum Around

5 Dec 7, 2020
Reply by Bay Rum Around

Closing of cracks

Dear luthiers I have a question about repairing cracks in flat tops. I have read what I have found about this topic in this forum, but I ha…

Started by Bob Steinarsson

6 Jun 6, 2020
Reply by Roger Häggström

A hairline crack? (pics)

There's a hairline looking crack on my sound top. I am not sure whether it is a crack or not, I hope you could tell me that. I'm currently…

Started by Arash

24 Feb 8, 2018
Reply by Mike Kolb

Crack in poly finish - Can it be repaired?

Hi guys, Any ideas how to make this go away :-) The crack is only in the finish, but I am quite sure it goes all the way down to the wood.…

Started by Palle Clausen

2 Dec 22, 2017
Reply by Mike Kolb

What should i do to fix an 1" crack (very tight) on the back of my guitar . Please help , i have to do it myself .

I just bought an acoustic guitar , with a solid mahogany back (arched). i accidentally hit the armrest of my chair with the back of my gui…

Started by 6uitarbot

11 Jul 27, 2016
Reply by David Farmer

Crack trouble

Well, I was closing in with the old Bay State parlor guitar about which I posted a few days back regarding pricing.  As I'm French polishin…

Started by John Cartwright

13 May 17, 2010
Reply by John Cartwright

Martin Pickguard Crack

I've recently acquired a near show room clean, including hang tags, D-18 vintage 1973.  However, it had the requisite pickguard crack.  Usi…

Started by onewent

12 Mar 25, 2010
Reply by onewent

Advice on repairing this soundboard?

So I picked up a cheapo Yamaha for $5 at a garage sale today....with the intent to repair the soundboard, so It will become a decent beach/…

Started by Kevin O'Hara

2 Jun 28, 2009
Reply by Antonio Cotichini

Should old hide glue be removed first?

Hello everyone! I need some advice here from the glue specialists. I have received a Michael Kelly acoustic bass guitar with a cracked peg…

Started by Alexander López

8 Mar 6, 2009
Reply by Bob Webster


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