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May 2014

Upkeep

1968 Martin D-28 Pickguard Curling and Shrinkage

August 17, 2010
A small crack and pickguard replacement on a vintage Martin
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1974 Gibson J-50 Deluxe Binding Decay, Part 3

July 20, 2010
The ''74 Gibson J-50 Deluxe with tortoise binding rot is finished
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Reclaim Your Oomph!

July 20, 2010
Minor changes to bring your vintage bass'' sound back to its former glory
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'56 Fender Telecaster — Hole-a-Riffic!

June 16, 2010
Plugging and capping a hole drilled in a gem of a 1956 Tele neck.
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Vintage Bass Electronics: Simple Logic for Common Issues

June 16, 2010
Is your vintage bass crackling, popping, or just plain weak? Here are some common fixes to try.
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Making a Super Reverb Super

April 15, 2010
A ’66 Fender Super Reverb. Photo courtesy of guitarphotographer.com. Hey, Jeff. I love your column! I look forward to reading it every month. I have a ’67 blackface Super
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‘62 Fender Strat Neck Chiropractic Adjustment

March 11, 2010
Gently working the bow out of an otherwise pristine ''62 Fender neck
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In Search of Uncle Bookie, Part 2

March 11, 2010
A artist-owned bass is in terrible shape. Refinish it or not?
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Tidying Up a 1971 Gibson SG

February 11, 2010
A nice SG needs a few touch-ups to be back to gigging condition
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Biasing a Bassman

February 11, 2010
Changing the tubes on a pawnshop Bassman 50 - which to get and how to bias?
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