Holes

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Repairing a hole on maple top

An old guitar can tell you a story. The three little holes shown here must have been for a Bigsby tremolo, but what are these two big holes for? They...

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Refinishing with a new section on the back of the neck and repairing the F-hole

This is a 1930s full acoustic guitar. Though it is not a high-end guitar, decent materials were used and the top was hand-carved. When it was brought in to me,...

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Removing holes on mahogany top

Over its long life, this guitar had various screw holes made on top to install different bridges and tail pieces to improve the intonation and playability. Also, for better lower...

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