Old Gretsch guitars are notorious for having binding problems. This great 1957 Chet Atkins has largely escaped the binding rot that often seen on these old guitars but the neck binding had shrunken and worked loose. I had to replace 2 small sections that were missing but most of the old binding went back into place without any problems. I used a trick I learned from Dan Erlewine to recreate the red fret markers – colored pencil lead. For more photo click here.