George Roberts's Discussions
In the past, when building guitars, or re-setting necks, I have always glued the shims into the dovetail cavity of the guitar. Is there any reason why the shims couldn't be glued to the neck part of…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by onewent Dec 14, 2020.
I am working on a banjo with very nice gold plated hardware, and MOP knobs. The fifth string peg, though, is a replacement: no gold plating, and a plastic knob.Can someone identify the tuners for…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by George Roberts Aug 2, 2020.
This is a Lyon & Healey parlor guitar that Frank correctly identified as having Faux Graining. What looks like very figured rosewood is actually just painted on.My problem is that shrinkage of…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by George Roberts Jul 25, 2020.
I am making a replacement bridge for a small parlor guitar. The original bridge had split in front of the saddle. When examining the old bridge, it appears to have a thin coat of finish. The early…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by George Roberts Jun 7, 2019.