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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:49 am 
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I stumbled on this restoration today and wondered if the techniques used are standard for a classical guitar.

https://youtu.be/HF2LJ7JDauU

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:37 pm 
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Beautiful work. I've got a pre-war Martin he can work on
I wonder if you can make a whole top out of ramen and CA


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:44 pm 
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Video has well over 100k hits though :D


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:49 pm 
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Have you seen the video of the African guy washing electric guitars? Same kinda nightmare deal.

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:03 pm 
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Maybe he was under a time constraint

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:18 pm 
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Not it!


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:34 pm 
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At least he used a hair drier to make sure it was dry after washing it with a hose. Humidity control is important!


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:38 am 
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Come on guys, give him a break! Anyone can make a mistake like tuning keys upside down!


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:12 am 
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Needs more paint.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:43 am 
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George Gruhn would KILL to have this guy working for him. The boy has a gift.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:28 pm 
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What's really hilarious is that he made an alternate account and in the comments is actively fighting with people that disapprove of his methods of restoration lol


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