Trade Secrets!

Visiting Frank Ford, the King of Shop Tips!


Issue 204 November 21, 2013



Frank Ford is the man behind frets.com, one of the richest sources of lutherie tips to be found anywhere. He's a skilled luthier, machinist and inventor. Spend a few minutes in Frank's shop at Gryphon Instruments, and you'll come away smarter!
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  • checkmarkFrank's setup for thickness-sanding acoustic bridge saddles
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  • checkmarkBrian Michael shares a tip from the benches at Taylor Guitars
  • checkmarkFrank's custom tools will make you want to be a machinist!

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