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Repair Jobs

Just a few pics of some of the cool guitars I’ve had in for repairs this month: 70′s Gibson Hummingbird needed a brace re-glueing. Another Gretsch Anniversary. I love the colour of this modern Rickenbacker. A 1950′s Martin 000-18.  Just a setup required on this one. Taylor 555 12 string bridge reglue. Of course, once […]

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Custom Guitars: Rosettes

I’ve been thinking about rosettes quite a lot recently. The rosette is the decorative circle around the soundhole. They come in many guises. This is a Martin rosette. It’s an example of what you may find on many guitars, with a few rings surrounding the soundhole. Spanish guitar rosettes tend to be more elaborate, with […]

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Basschat Yorkshire Bass Bash

The Basschat Yorkshire Bass Bash, which took place in Harrogate at the weekend, saw the area’s bassists and basses get together. It was organised via the popular Basschat.co.uk web forum, and I was invited along to give a talk. For a bass nerd like me, it was great to be in an enclosed space with […]

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