neck reset

Some guitarists have experienced this. The string action is catastrophic, in some places much too high, in others so low that buzzing is inevitable. All the advice you've received in forums and specialist journals has been of no avail. Turning the truss rod either one way or the other, sanding down the bridge inlay only ...continue reading "Neck Reset"

replacing nut acoustic guitar

There are many reasons to change the nut. A change from industrial plastic casting to handmade bone saddle is desired, the old nut is filed too deep, the distances between the strings are not correct and there is no more room for correction. First, the strings are removed and the old nut is taken off. ...continue reading "Photo Story: Replacing the Nut on an Acoustic Guitar"

re-fretting acoustic guitar repair luthier

The string action is adjusted perfectly with the help of the truss rod, saddle and bridge inlay and the frets are still buzzing? A common phenomenon is a tiny hump at the neck-body transition. This is due to the fact that in the course of time all the woods have settled a little, only where ...continue reading "Photo Story: Refretting of an Acoustic Guitar"