Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Gibson Les Paul Jr. Finish Repair

Guitar hangers are dangerous, sometimes.  Some of them have protective sleeves which can react badly with lacquer finishes if left in contact for more than a short period of time.  Here's a video documenting a recent touch-up job:


Thursday, October 12, 2017

Carving a Lute Rose

I made a short video describing some of the processes used in carving the soundhole ornament on Renaissance and Baroque lutes.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Avalon Guitar - Back Removal and Repair

Here's a video documenting the repair of an Avalon guitar with loose braces and extensive soundboard cracking.