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  • Gretsch Anniversary

    This Gretsch Anniversary needs a neck reset.  The action is high, even with the bridge lowered all the way.  The neck has pulled forward causing a gap behind the heel.  I will need to shim the neck to get rid of the gap a probably go even a little further, removing some wood to kick […]

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  • Fender Vibrosonic

    Today I recovered this Fender Vibrosonic amplifier for Spacetone Music.  It had been recovered before and wasn’t looking too sharp.  I stripped it down and sanded the cabinet clean before adding new Tolex and handle to match.  It cleaned up very nicely.  I dig that brown Tolex! If you are in the market for a […]

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  • Gibson Gospel Saddle Relocation

    A customer brought in the Gibson Gospel with intonation problems.  Strobing revealed that the intonation was off but I wasn’t prepared for how far the saddle was misplaced.  Using the “intonator” I located the correct positions for each string.  It was nearly 1/4″ off on the bass side!  Not entirely believing this, I double checked […]

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  • Gretsch Syncromatic 6014

    A customer brought in this nice Gretsch Syncromatic 6014 today to have the binding replaced.  The top binding has been done before and the back binding is crumbling away, much of it gone already.  I am going to replace the back binding with solid cream colored material and the top with cream/black/cream.