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by Matt Walton
Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Glues and Finishes
Topic: Glue for binding on a 1953 Gretsch Electromatic 6185-6
Replies: 5
Views: 3721

Re: Glue for binding on a 1953 Gretsch Electromatic 6185-6

Oh don't worry, I'll definitely mask it off. Thanks for the help!
by Matt Walton
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Glues and Finishes
Topic: Glue for binding on a 1953 Gretsch Electromatic 6185-6
Replies: 5
Views: 3721

Re: Glue for binding on a 1953 Gretsch Electromatic 6185-6

Thanks y'all. I'll probably go for the Duco Cement.

Barry, what solvent do you recommend? I know naphtha tends to be pretty safe, but I don't know if that's what would actually help to clean it up.
by Matt Walton
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Glues and Finishes
Topic: Glue for binding on a 1953 Gretsch Electromatic 6185-6
Replies: 5
Views: 3721

Glue for binding on a 1953 Gretsch Electromatic 6185-6

Hi all, I have a 1953 Gretsch Electromatic 6185-6, and about an inch of binding came loose (see attachments), so I'm wondering about the proper way to repair it. Question 1: I was talking to the guy who usually works on my guitars, and he recommended heating it slightly to bend it back into place. I...
by Matt Walton
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Best Glue for Fender-Style Solidbody or Thinline
Replies: 8
Views: 4545

Re: Best Glue for Fender-Style Solidbody or Thinline

Thanks for the advice y'all! I kept meaning to reply sooner, but I only remembered this thread while at work, and I hadn't put my MIMF password on my phone yet. :p I think I kind figured Titebond was the right choice, I just needed someone to explicitly tell me it's fine. :D When I was asking about ...
by Matt Walton
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Best Glue for Fender-Style Solidbody or Thinline
Replies: 8
Views: 4545

Best Glue for Fender-Style Solidbody or Thinline

I'm about to build a Thinline style guitar, and I'm wondering about what glue I should use for creating the blank. I feel like someone is playing a prank on me that this info is so hard to find, or maybe I'm just refusing to see the truth. The most common recommendation I see for electric guitars is...
by Matt Walton
Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself here!
Topic: Hi!
Replies: 3
Views: 4121

Hi!

Hi all! I saw someone reference this place in passing on another forum, so I thought I'd check it out and I'm so glad I did! I've already read some quite good information here, and I look forward to reading more. I've been formulating plans for a Thinline-Cabronita-Bigsby-Thing™, and thus begins my ...