Looking for advice on resetting the neck on an early 1980s G45. I am treating it as a Martin dovetail joint and am heating with the StewMac Weller solder station stick. It is not going. The fretboard…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Sherman Sep 28, 2019.
Once in a while a straightforward repair job starts to grow in complexity upon deeper inspection. An older Martin came in, the owner requesting "a neck set" to deal with rising string action,…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by FRANK Dec 3, 2010.
I have been doing guitar repair and an increasing amount of acoustic guitar building for the last twenty years. It has always been fun and exciting, never becoming "just a job" for me. Recently it hit me like a freight train: the nature of guitar repair is a losing proposition; the best repairs are invisible, therefore the only advertising that can possibly result would happen by a unique constellation of 1. a person who needs repair 2. must ask 3. a satisfied client who will produce a…Continue
Posted on December 2, 2010 at 2:54pm
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