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How to patch a hole in your acoustic guitar


Issue 343 February 06, 2020



Special guest Ian Davlin from Lark Street Music in Teaneck, NJ, shows us how to patch a hole in an acoustic guitar body. Ian uses an epoxy putty that he mixes with ColorTone pigments and dyes, then paints on top of it to make a beautiful disguise. Ian shares some great pro tips for sanding as well.
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blankIn this Trade Secrets video:
  • checkmarkColoring epoxy for a fast and easy patch in a guitar side
  • checkmarkCompare this epoxy substitute to a carefully fitted wood patch
  • checkmarkMixing ColorTone Stain to create a color match
  • checkmarkIan’s clear sanding block idea is brilliant!

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