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Shimming a vintage bone nut by adding more bone


Issue 321 December 27, 2018



This 1956 Telecaster was just refretted. That calls for a new taller nut, but Dan Erlewine just didn’t have the heart to throw out it’s beautifully aged original nut. So he came up with a clever solution!
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A clever way to keep the relic look!

blankIn this Trade Secrets video:
  • checkmarkOriginal 1956 Tele is beautiful to see
  • checkmarkWhy was there a cutaway under the nut?
  • checkmarkAdding a nearly invisible "bone graft"
  • checkmarkOriginal looks with fresh new frets

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