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Dan demonstrates how to fix a crack in a boutique acoustic guitar.
BANG! While this guitar was being played, the bridge popped off with a sound like a gunshot. Before Dan Erlewine glues it back on, he explains the likely cause of this trouble: grain runout in the guitar’s cedar top.
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About the guitar in this video: this Alvarez classical has seen a lot of arpeggios. It’s a nice guitar built of solid woods—no plywood. The grain runout problem is not uncommon, even in quite expensive guitars.
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