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Repairs: Before-After

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Replace a Bridge

 
The following are pictures of repairs I've done, and doing.
Before and After. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask.

bridgebefore.jpg
This bridge was made to come off. Note:It was glued right to the finish.

bridgetheprocess.jpg
This is the fun part?

bridgereglue.jpg
Finished and ready to glue

Nut replacement:
on the same Guitar above.

You Can See Why:
oldnut.jpg
Its Got To Go

Slip-stone nut Before Carving.
rawnut.jpg
Picture is a link to: "Stewart-MacDonald"

Ready to Install and Final Fit
finishednut.jpg
Works Easy and Shines Rather Well.

A Little Body Work

Very Old Harmony
oldharmonybefore.jpg
A Minor 'Pete Townshend'

cauls.jpg
Ready For Glue

Now, We just Wait..
clampedup.jpg
You'll know soon after I do!

firstlayer.jpg
After First Clamping

clamped.jpg
Last clamping (I Hope)

Now What am I going to Do?
nowwhat.jpg
Tune in Next Time

New Neck-Set
on the old Harmony

Easy to Tell What's Next
getinewneck.jpg

Neck Off
neckoff.jpg
Looks Good

After Neck Reset
afterresetrefret.jpg
And Refret

 Next step will be a new wider saddle to give a little more room to play with Intonation. Thats if the owner will alow. Just waiting to see...(?) Tune in.
 

Cracked Bridge

Small Crack in Bridge(?)
notagoodthing.jpg
Looking foward to the, "After" Pictures

Just might work
gonnatry.jpg

Raw Bridge
gluedbridge.jpg
It's Going to Work.

Just like New
finished.jpg

The project that I'm almost working on, (the bone blank is on order) is making a Compensated Nut for a Takamine. Pictures and hair pulling to follow.

This is a work in progress:
More to come..

Will be adding more pictures as the work gets done.
Thank you for looking and any comments are welcomed.
And if you feel the need to correct my spelling, those comments are also welcomed.

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