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A primer on guitar repair.
« on: December 19, 2015, 03:03:32 PM »
Below is the official primer of Burlap and Blues on how to repair guitars.

Acoustic Guitar Bridge gluing

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Re: A primer on guitar repair.
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2015, 03:04:06 PM »

Adding pickups and volume knob configuration.

Definitely for lefties only

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Re: A primer on guitar repair.
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2015, 03:04:57 PM »
Proof you really only need one guitar

Classical, Acoustic, Electric, Shredder

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Re: A primer on guitar repair.
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2015, 03:05:20 PM »
Tremolo stability

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Re: A primer on guitar repair.
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2015, 03:05:59 PM »
Scalloping a neck to get a faster neck

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Re: A primer on guitar repair.
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2015, 03:06:32 PM »
Weight relief 101

Gibson Les Paul weight relief

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Re: A primer on guitar repair.
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2015, 03:07:03 PM »
Guitar Weight Relief 102

PRS

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Re: A primer on guitar repair.
« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2015, 03:07:45 PM »
Guitar rebranding

From Classic fender stratocaster to Epiphone Wilshire

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Re: A primer on guitar repair.
« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2015, 03:08:12 PM »
advanced wiring

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Re: A primer on guitar repair.
« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2015, 03:08:48 PM »
Proper bolt on neck configutarion

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Re: A primer on guitar repair.
« Reply #10 on: December 19, 2015, 03:09:15 PM »
Gluing a cracked neck

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Re: A primer on guitar repair.
« Reply #11 on: December 19, 2015, 03:09:37 PM »
Instrument theft protection

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Re: A primer on guitar repair.
« Reply #12 on: December 19, 2015, 03:10:24 PM »
Guitar logo replacement

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Re: A primer on guitar repair.
« Reply #13 on: December 19, 2015, 04:01:36 PM »
It always seemed so complicated before!
They call it the Blues, but the shit makes me SMILE!

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Re: A primer on guitar repair.
« Reply #14 on: December 20, 2015, 11:58:25 PM »
Yep...........................................................That's how I'd do it.................................... :blink:

Epoxy, Gorilla glue, Screws, and occasionally duct tape......That's all you really need.

I do like the turnbuckle neck adjustment though!