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29.11.2015 - Plugging a hole in Rickenbacker bass

At some point this Rickenbacker had been converted from a 4 string to a 5 string bass. The current owner wanted to plug the hole and revert it back to a 4 string. Here's how I did the work.......

Dave Dyke Luthier supplies

23.10.2015 - A day out to one of my favourite places!

Took at trip this week to one of my favourite places; Dave Dyke, Luthier Supplies in Horam. I have been buying wood from Dave for 30 years. He really only sells wood for guitar makers. See his shop and what I bought.......

27.08.2015 - Neck realignment on a 1959 Gibson J50

This lovely old Gibson came to me with a very high action (4mm at the 12th fret), making it very difficult to play. But it did have a beautiful tone. So this is what I had to do to make it playable again...

1964 Harmony H75

10.08.2015 - Restoration of a 1964 Harmony H75

Due to a warped neck this 40 year old guitar came to me with a very high action. But it could be made playable again......

Looks bad but fortunately this is quite a clean break

16.07.2015 - Repair of a Les Paul with a broken neck

This much loved Custom Shop Les Paul came to me with a broken neck...