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Bridge weight

Here is what happens to a bridge when it gets shaped prior to being attached to a guitar. It loses weight.

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Rod’s Mom’s Guitar

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It seems like I have been doing repairs this summer more than building. I got a guitar in to repair last week from Rod, who fixes my car when needed. Unlike most of the guitars I work on, this is … Continue reading

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High action treatment

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A friend brought his guitar to me to fix.    The most serious problem was the action… about 1.6 mm too high at the 12th fret for both the bass and treble E strings.  The cause: the neck had pulled up  … Continue reading

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Stringing and the 12 hole tie-block

Traditionally, tie-blocks have one hole for each string. The single hole method results in a loop around the string between the tie-block and the saddle, which does a couple of things that are annoying. The first is to lessen the … Continue reading

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