Category Archives: Projects

Fretworks’ Projects

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.

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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

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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.

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Bacon Peerless Banjo Repair

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

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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,

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Silvertone Archtop Restoration

The Harmony Musical Instrument Company produced stringed instruments under a variety of “house brands”, including Silvertone, SS Stewart, La Scala, Sovereign, Vogue, Valencia, Johnny Marvin, Monterey and others. The Silvertone Model 1427 is a thin line version of the full … Continue reading

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Martin 0028 Repair

A major dent on a Martin 0028 guitar was expertly repaired and restored

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New Bridge for Dreadnaught Guitar

The Ebony bridge broke loose from this beautiful custom made Dreadnaught guitar, splintering and tearing away pieces of its Sitka spruce top. In order to hide the extensive patch and splice work needed to replace the missing top wood, an … Continue reading

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Vintage Gibson L-4 Restoration

The instrument arrived in our shop with serious neck issues, loose interior braces and missing parts. The guitar appeared to suffer from

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