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for all fretted instruments

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Repairing an old crack with veneer

This kind of problem is very common. The damage was glued without clamping or finishing. That's why dust or sweat was rubbed into the cracks every time someone touched it. Even the glue was dirty. The crack was across the grain, so it wouldn't be an invisible repair even if the original parts were reused....

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Adding a new section for a five-piece neck

This repair involved the creation of a completely new five-piece headstock. This broken guitar neck had been repaired previously with fiberglass, which was a very popular technique in the 1970s, and it was painted very dark to cover it. I don't know why, but the crack itself was not glued. The owner used this guitar...