Visiting Frank Ford, the King of Shop Tips!

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Issue 204 November 21, 2013

Frank Ford is the man behind, one of the richest sources of lutherie tips to be found anywhere. He's a skilled luthier, machinist and inventor. Spend a few minutes in Frank's shop at Gryphon Instruments, and you'll come away smarter!

In this Trade Secrets video:
  • Frank's setup for thickness-sanding acoustic bridge saddles
  • How to use hot hide glue without a heated pot
  • Brian Michael shares a tip from the benches at Taylor Guitars
  • Frank's custom tools will make you want to be a machinist!

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