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DIY: Relic’ing Metal Hardware

Our series on how to age a guitar, piece by piece, continues. This month we tackle the bridge and strap buttons.

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Hello and welcome back to “Mod Garage." This month we'll continue with our relic'ing project, taking care of the rest of the hardware: the bridge including its studs and the strap buttons. This is also the first time we'll discuss some possible upgrades regarding the hardware.

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