Vintage Restorations

1943 Gibson L-50 Re-fret

by on Aug.31, 2013, under Custom Shop, Vintage Restorations

This 1943 Gibson L-50 arch-top acoustic got new frets, a fingerboard level, 12th fret inlay, 70’s Les Paul tuners, a string nut made from Fossilized Walrus Ivory, and a split in the back repaired.S7301870

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Pre WWII Mandolin

by on Jan.31, 2013, under Fretwork, Vintage Restorations

This handmade pre-WWII mandolin had been in the attic for close to 70 years. It’s a good example of what heat can do, and it gets a complete rebuild with a new top, new frets, new inlays a handmade Fossilized Walrus Ivory nut and paint.

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