Various instrument repairs in progress...


Numerous clamps are used to glue this loose X-brace.
Numerous clamps are used to glue this loose X-brace.
Preparing to glue a broken X-brace with a "dry run".
Preparing to glue a broken X-brace with a "dry run".
After gluing, the brace intersection is reinforced with linen saturated ith hide glue.
After gluing, the brace intersection is reinforced with linen saturated ith hide glue.
The traditional "cleats" to reinforce cracks in a classical guitar top.
The traditional "cleats" to reinforce cracks in a classical guitar top.
Jig for recutting saddle slot in order to provide correct intonation.
Jig for recutting saddle slot in order to provide correct intonation.
Badly damaged top requires an extra layer of spruce veneer to replace lost top wood.
Badly damaged top requires an extra layer of spruce veneer to replace lost top wood.
The bridge and veneer are simultainiously glued in place.
The bridge and veneer are simultainiously glued in place.
The job is then finished with a compensated saddle.
The job is then finished with a compensated saddle.