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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
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

Martin LXM Bridge Reglue

Hey Everyone! I have a little Martin LXM that needs a bridge reglue. I'm wondering what adhesive should be used for the job. The top is mad…

Started by Rob Sutton

2 Aug 4, 2015
Reply by Rob Sutton

Newbie luthier

Hello woodworkers, musicians, luthiers, and the like.My name is Chris, and I'm an aspiring luthier. I've always loved music and guitars, bu…

Started by Christopher Laverty

12 Jul 30, 2015
Reply by Hesh Breakstone

Neck/Fretboard Repair

I have a neck that I wanted to do a fret level/crowning but It turns out the neck is warped and twisted (back bow on one side while other s…

Started by Jack of all trades.

5 May 12, 2015
Reply by Carl Mesrobian

Luthiers directory

Hello,I'm french and i don't speak a good english, sorry. I like musique and the lutherie.I do a luthier directory listed by countries, reg…

Started by 4allmusic

0 Sep 20, 2014

1970s Martin headstock repair

Hello Frank & the Frets.com community, I've recently been handed this piece of work.  Thoughts, comments, advice? Basically somebody'…

Started by Trent Norgart

25 May 17, 2014
Reply by Trent Norgart

Re-gluing Cocobolo Bridge

Hi all, I wondered whether I could pick your brains about this topic... A guitar I made recently had the bridge peel off. It was original…

Started by Jon Burton

17 May 17, 2014
Reply by Ned Knepp

Mandolin peghead scroll break

Last night I suffered the dreaded peghead scroll break when the mandolin fell off a stand during a rehearsal. Of course, I looked up Frank'…

Started by LARRY KLOSE

15 Feb 16, 2014
Reply by J R Emmett

Glue choice for regluing celluloid bindings on 1970s Vega dread repair?

I'm back to work on this 1970s Vega dread that I put on the back burner for a while (I bought this guitar cheap to fix up and resell, so th…

Started by Todd Rose

5 Jan 19, 2014
Reply by Todd Rose

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