Shimming a vintage bone nut by adding more bone

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Issue 321 December 27, 2018


This 1956 Telecaster was just refretted. That calls for a new taller nut, but Dan Erlewine just didn’t have the heart to throw out it’s beautifully aged original nut. So he came up with a clever solution!

A clever way to keep the relic look!

 
In this Trade Secrets video:
  • Original 1956 Tele is beautiful to see
  • Why was there a cutaway under the nut?
  • Adding a nearly invisible "bone graft"
  • Original looks with fresh new frets

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