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Clean fret slots without wrecking the binding!

Issue 296 December 28, 2017

Neat tip from Gryphon Stringed Instruments in Palo Alto: James Hingston cleans out a fret slot on a bound fingerboard without damaging the vintage binding.
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blankIn this Trade Secrets video:
  • checkmarkA clean fret slot allows properly seated frets
  • checkmarkA Japanese saw would work great if not for the binding!
  • checkmarkRefret Saw to the rescue
  • checkmarkA mini-clamp gives added protection

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