Guitarmaker Issue 94
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A Skelton 10-Inch Dovetail saw forming a classic two-piece guitar neck.
From the Director
Acker waxes about humidity, messy shops and the Wodstock guitar festival. With 1 photo.
1952 Martin D28 Top Repair
Hall makes significant repairs to a guitar bought at an online auction. Includes replacing the bridge and bridge plate. With 15 step photos.
Luthery Art: “Rock” Guitar
One heavy guitar, Chase describes his stoner telecaster made from copper, rocks, and some wood. With 5 photos.
Product Review: J.B. Alred D-Tubes
Acker builds carbon-fiber D-Tubes into the neck of an upright bass and an acoustic guitar and gives us his opinion. What did he think of them? Read the article! In a bonus, he shows us an alternate way of fitting the ends of the tubes. With 12 photos.
Disassembling a Mystery Neck Joint
Removing the neck of a Martin guitar is well understood, but Guild guitars can be challenging. Once clark experimentally determines how the neck is joined to the body, he also steps us through the complete reset. With 29 step photos.
Voros briefly shows how adding a wedge under the fretboard extension following a reset is important to a professional repair. With 2 photos.
Tool Review: Skelton Dovetail Saw
Acker tests the hand crafted Skelton dovetail saw from England. With 8 photos.
review; tools, hand
Sadowsky talks about the whys and hows of shielding an electric guitar and tells us which products he finds most effective (and where to buy them). With 12 photos.
Images from Woodstock 2015
12 captioned photos from the 2015 Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase.
guitar, electric; electronics