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5 Shop Tips From Santa Cruz Guitars


Issue 285 May 04, 2017



Richard Hoover, founder of Santa Cruz Guitar Company, gave us a tour and we captured tips from the skilled luthiers that make up the Santa Cruz team. Watching them hand-building exceptional guitars was inspirational!
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blankIn this Trade Secrets video:
  • checkmarkHow to get a soundhole rosette to fit when it's too tight
  • checkmarkHow to disappear a gap in ivoroid binding
  • checkmarkThe secret reason for using black purfling
  • checkmarkUsing a micro-pen for tiny finish touch-ups

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