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Waldron Dreadnaught

This is a Waldron Dreadnaught acoustic made by boutique luthier, Goode Waldron, in the 1980’s or 1990’s. The guitar was expertly made in a style similar to a Martin D-28. However, the guitar’s previous owner stored it for many years in a less than… Read more

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’92 Ovation Collectors Series

This 1992 Ovation Collectors Series showed up at the shop with a break in one of its sound holes in the epaulets. Ovation was the best to work with as they sent a replacement epaulet at no charge. Our client was thrilled! Step one was to install… Read more

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Martin D-3532

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Les Paul Studio

While checking my messages this other day I found that I had missed a call from my friend Wes at Guitar Center. The message said that they had received a USA Les Paul that had been damaged in shipping. Apparently the neck had popped out of its… Read more

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PRS CE24 Trans- Blue

This PRS CE-24 came into the shop with a dead volume potentiometer. After discussing it with the client we decided to replace all of the electronics (all less than superb components) with high quality Switchcraft and CTS components from RS… Read more

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Fender CD220SCE

This acoustic has recently made it into regular rotation during it’s owner’s gigs. While it’s a fine guitar with some very nice burl ash back and sides, he wanted to improve the overal tone and sustain. So we replaced the plastic nut, saddle and… Read more

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Taylor 414CE

This acoustic came in with some phantom rattles that our client was having trouble identifying. Once we had it on the bench, we checked for the obvious culprits: loose braces and loose wires. After a thorough inspection, all of the braces… Read more

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Epi DOT

This Epi DOT came in for a basic setup and a simple neck repair. There was about a 3 inch long crack along the fretboard that needs some TLC. It was a simple crack that was easily repaired with som cam-clamps and wood glued. After the repair… Read more

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Fernandes Dragonfly

This guitar had been sitting on the sidelines for a while and needed some TLC before it’s owner was to take it back on stage. It was missing an output jack plate as well as some suspicious wiring on the existing output jack. This “economic”… Read more

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Guild JF30-12

This Guild JF30-12 twelve-string guitar has been a little hot under the collar. And by that I mean it has experienced some serious heat while on a recent trip to Southeast Asia. The bridge was pulling up from the heat exposure and three of the… Read more

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