Heating Up The Wax

Heating Up The Wax

Replacing a few reed plates in a sweet, little accordion this afternoon. This kind of job is always rife with pleasant odors. Accordions generally have a fine aroma of their own, add to that the smell wafting up from my wax hotpot and the nose begins to feast. Well,...
Repairing a Gibson Mastertone

Repairing a Gibson Mastertone

I’ve had this old, damaged, tenor neck hanging around the shop for almost ten years. Recently, a fellow came in with a matching pot and asked if I’d take on the job to join up the two. The heel of the neck had been subject to a strange alteration at some...