Custom, hand-built guitars and mandolins, restoration, repair and consignment for collectors and Bluegrass and acoustic musicians by Chris Oliver in Springfield, Illinois.
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Well the attempted belly reduction we completed using the Thompson Belly Reduction system did work. It took out a little of the belly. Here the new bridge has been glued in place and we are fitting the new ebony, un-slotted … Continue reading
No… this is not what it sounds like although I do need what it sounds like. Clayton’s guitar gets a belly reduction using T.J. Thompson s heated cauls. The maple bridge plate and top wood are wetted. Then the heated … Continue reading