Category Archives: Finish Touch Up

1964 Gibson Thunderbird Bass Restoration

Here is an abused Gibson Thunderbird bass that is finally back to its original glory!  Improved even!  Follow the process to see what we did! This bass came in having a poor natural refinish, a headstock that had been thinned … Continue reading

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Gibson Les Paul Standard Goes From Gold to Golden!

This Gibson Les Paul started as a natural standard from 1984.  My customer wanted to take this and make it have the vibe of a 50’s Gibson gold top with a bigsby.  So we lost the gold hardware and replaced … Continue reading

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1964 Gibson SG Special Restoration

This guitar must have taken a fall on the face and was luck to have not broken it’s headstock.  The damage caused by the fall was visible by a large chuck taken out of the face of the headstock.  The … Continue reading

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Broken Headstock on a Taylor Guitar

Here’s a common repair.  If you drop your guitar more then likely your going to break it… We heated up some hyde glue while also gently heating up the broken section of the headstock.  After the glue was the right … Continue reading

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