Cracks

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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....

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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,...

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Restoring a mahogany top

This whole guitar was built with mahogany, except for the bridge, fretboard, head plate, and braces on the top. To be repaired, all the broken parts had to be glued...

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Repairing crack by transplanting

The highest-value vintage guitar or most expensive guitar on the market is not always a masterpiece. Unfortunately, there were a few cracks on the top because it was not carefully...

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Replacing top without changing binding

This guitar had many cracks that had been poorly repaired, many new cracks on top, and the top had been sanded very thin and unevenly. It was beyond repair. Some...

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