This knife's riveted rosewood handle is offset to protect the soundboard when lifting a bridge or fingerboard, cleaning glue from a loose brace, or for similar tasks. The 3-1/2" blade is ground thin for flexibility. 7-1/2" overall.
Using a "swiss cheese knife" to fix the back on a 1923 Gibson
In this issue:
Dan Erlewine's working on great old Gibson L-1 with back problems. The challenge: how to fix this on a budget today, in a way that won't interfere with more thorough repair work in the future. Read more...