Mamie Minch: Melting scratches off a vintage guitar finish

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Issue 280 February 23, 2017

StewMac visited Mamie Minch and Chloe Swantner at Brooklyn Lutherie. Mamie shared this great tip for making scratches disappear, while renowned guitar photographer John Peden shot closeup photos.

In this Trade Secrets video:
  • Why scratches in vintage finishes have an amber color
  • New way to use lacquer retarder
  • A visit to the Brooklyn Lutherie shop

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