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Dan Erlewine: How to bend herringbone without breaking it


Issue 282 March 23, 2017



Fred Stuart, one of the original builders at the Fender Custom Shop, teaches Dan Erlewine how he bends herringbone purfling on the tight curves of a Telecaster without breaking it!
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About the guitar in this video: Fred Stuart built this custom Tele, which was featured at the Fender Custom Shop booth at the 2017 NAMM Show.

blankIn this Trade Secrets video:
  • checkmarkHow do you bend herringbone around the horn of a Tele?
  • checkmarkBuilding a really simple jig to solve the problem
  • checkmarkA little extra heat helps!
  • checkmarkDan visits the renowned Fred Stuart at the NAMM show.

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