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...
1920’s Washburn Tenor Banjo

1920’s Washburn Tenor Banjo

A fine little tenor came in today. It has one of the strangest tone ring systems I’ve yet seen. Check out how the hooks catch inside the hoop via entry holes. Now for some binding...