November 2014 archive

the refret inspector

Refret using Jescar wire to this vintage SG; 3 SG’s through the workshop this month, two with damage to the area around the controls. This nice 1964 SG had a previous repair where a large piece of mahogany had been replaced. Unfortunately the piece of wood chosen was not a good match so I replaced …

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5 string mandolins

I have two nearly finished 5 string mandolins coming up for sale soon. Pretty much everything on these instruments is made here in the workshop…the spec is; Solid swamp ash lightweight body, string through body ferrules Hard rock maple neck with adjustable truss rod Nickel plated 4 bolt neck plate with serial no. Indian rosewood …

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