Guitar Building & Repair

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All About Guitar Inlays – Design, Carve, and Embed Inlays
This is a big subject, but we’re going to try to distill things and send…
Guitar Neck Profile Guide
Perhaps one of the most overlooked (or unrecognized) features of a guitar is its neck…
Neck Pitch – Why and How
For a beginner guitarist, neck pitch (tilt) is nowhere on the radar when it comes…
Guitar Repair Tools Guide [Purchase List – 2020]

Thinking about repairing or modifying your own guitar? Interested in becoming a luthier? We can help you get started with this extensive tool list.

How to Fix Fret Buzz (the right way)

Learn how to diagnose and repair electric guitar fret buzz. This guide walks you through a failsafe method to rid yourself of buzzing in any scenario.

How to Refret a Guitar

A step-by-step guide to walk you through the process of performing a complete re-fret job on your guitar – with easy to follow diagrams included.

How to Print a Guitar Template

Making your own guitar templates is much simpler than you might expect – all you need is a standard printer, paper, and some MDF.

How To: Compound Radius Router Jig

A pictorial guide to help you construct a router jig capable of creating perfect compound-radius fretboards. Make sure you check the videos at the end!

How To: Circle/Radius Cutting Jig

A simple yet effective router jig for making circular cuts – this is pretty much the standard for any carpenter or luthier – even a bit more complex.

Compound Radius Calculator

A complete toolset for calculating the measurements to achieve the most perfect fretboard construction possible – your action will never be lower than this!