Author Archives: GeorgeG

Restoration of the Marco Fiume Silvertone Espanada

This beautiful Silvertone guitar was owned by West Coast Blues guitarist Marco Fiume. This project involved a complete restoration.

Posted in Projects | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Restoration of the Marco Fiume Silvertone Espanada

1961 Gibson SG – Repair of Jack Hole Damage

Damaged wood around the jack hole of a vintage Gibson SG is seamlessly repaired and the wood grain matched to a cherry red finish

Posted in Projects | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on 1961 Gibson SG – Repair of Jack Hole Damage

Les Paul Deluxe Neck Restoration

A vintage Les Paul Deluxe with multiple fractures to the headstock and neck was repaired with matching graining to the cherry red finish.

Posted in Projects | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Les Paul Deluxe Neck Restoration

Bacon Peerless Banjo Repair

A badly twisted and warped banjo neck is masterfully repaired using specially constructed jigs and fixtures.

Posted in Projects | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Bacon Peerless Banjo Repair

1966 Gibson ES-330 Guitar Neck Repair

Detailed description of neck repair to 1966 Gibson ES-330. Complete gallery of images detailing fret board, binding repair, etc,

Posted in Projects | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 1966 Gibson ES-330 Guitar Neck Repair

The Pete Kanaras Blues Band

The Pete Kanaras Blues Band plays the Cat’s Eye in Baltimore

Posted in Blues News | Tagged | Comments Off on The Pete Kanaras Blues Band

Re-Fretting a Guitar

The two most popular means of fret installation are the Hammer-In and Press-In methods. The technique of using a hammer to install frets requires years of experience and great skill, while the second option is somewhat amateurish, and requires nothing … Continue reading

Posted in Technical Articles | Comments Off on Re-Fretting a Guitar

The Evolution of Modern Frets

The evjjjhhggggvvvjjhggjjh hhh hh

Posted in Technical Articles | Comments Off on The Evolution of Modern Frets

Preparing An Instrument For The Installation Of Frets

I observe by “reading the neck” at the very beginning of the process will determine a number of things, including which type and size of fret wire to recommend, where, and just how much compression will need to be applied during fret installation,

Posted in Technical Articles | Comments Off on Preparing An Instrument For The Installation Of Frets